What happens when you flip your lid?

Have you ever wondered what happens in your brain when you flip your lid? When powerful emotions take over, you lose the ability to reason and respond effectively. This reactive state often activates the fight or flight response in your body.

It happens to us all, not just in childhood, but throughout life. 

We have more control than we think. By understanding the brain’s parts and functions, you can learn how it drives behavior and what to do about it. 

Check out Dr. Dan Siegel explaining his hand model of the brain:

Research has shown the best predictor of wellbeing in bodies and relationships is how integrated your brain is. Understanding the differences and connections within the brain promotes integration. 

Written by: Dustin Ellis