Emotion: Feeling Irritable?

Irritable #2
Irritable #2, a photo by Fergiemoto on Flickr.  (click on photo to enlarge)

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nerves yearning for fly swatters
while tormented by hornets
irritable
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Are you feeling extra touchy?  (male finch on the left with the evil eye)
Do others feel like they are walking on eggshells around you?  (female finch on the right)

Irritability is a normal emotion depending on your condition, health, stressors, hormones, etc.  Here are some tools and links that may help with the emotion:

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How do you manage irritability?  Please share.
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Other postings in my “Emotion:” series:
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6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. TBM
    May 04, 2012 @ 02:54:50

    I find when I’m irritable the best medicine for me is a long walk by myself to sort out my thoughts or to ignore then for a little. Then if I am still feeling that way, I have a wonderful better half who is always willing to drop things and to listen. And a wonderful hug does help.

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  2. ladyfi
    May 05, 2012 @ 08:33:01

    Just gorgeous.

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  3. eof737
    May 07, 2012 @ 06:32:18

    Beautiful… 🙂

    Reply

  4. granbee
    May 10, 2012 @ 16:58:17

    A physically healthy lifestyle, a great prayerpartner, many supportive friends online, and writing poetry, sketching/painting, playing/listening to music, singing, dancing by yourself (or with your dogs!), all just quickly drain off irritability–like unstopping a plugged up drainpipe!

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  5. tearoomdelights
    Jun 10, 2012 @ 01:47:08

    Sometimes a walk does it, a bit of time on my own, or a good chat with a friend, and very often a nice cup of tea works wonders.

    Reply

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