In Gracie Jiu Jitsu, the first situation we teach involves being pinned underneath someone who is sitting on top you.
We would call this being in the bottom of the Mount
Most people who don't have a plan for that situation will go crazy to escape....
wasting valuable energy
As they react out of fear, when they don't make the progress they desire, panic ensues and ultimately exhaustion ....
unable to continue the fight
How many are in the bottom of a metaphorical "mount" right now?
feeling trapped, controlled against their will possibly
the weight, burden and pressure stifling life
stuck in one of life's most uncomfortable positions
hoping and craving for the familiar
without an obvious solution, does frustration lead to further ineffectiveness
Transition in Life could be a
Significant Place of Opportunity
and at the same time
the Most Vulnerable Place of Insecurity
My garden which I had decided over the years was hopeless is now improved with better soil, more plants than ever and we are on track for our most bountiful harvest ever!
I'M STILL GROWING!
Onion re-grown from a kitchen scrap - planted right near the beginning of lockdown
(excitement from a novice gardener)