Take the Least Natural Grip


In yoga, often we instruct students to take the least natural grip, interlacing fingers in the funky feeling way.  Over time, we practice this interlace and it doesn't feel all that odd or unnatural.  Proprioceptive adaptability.  Meaning that the feeling becomes familiar, even comfortable.  The position of the body or the movement becomes a bit more assimilated.  Feels normal, dare I say.  

Can this finger interlace be a metaphor for other aspects of life?  Can we translate this into psychological adaptability, resilience, flexibility? Can we find more comfort, neutrality or even ease with the unfamiliar, the foreign, the mystery?