Mentoree at self development assault course camp edging off the comfort zone of the plank and flirting with the panic zone of the tightrope.
The Scottish Word:

Besom.

“Relax – the besom’s nae tae sweep or poke or pou ye aff. It’s fur yer mentor tae support ye.”

Translated:

besom, bisom, bussom: long handled brush or broom, bunch of twigs used as a birch (scourge).

“Relax – the brush is not to sweep or prod or pull you off. It is to allow your mentor to support you.”

[besom spelled out in phonetic alphabet.]

Illustration Friday.
unbalanced – If you live life forever remaining in the easy zone then you are not really alive.

The Scottish Word: besom with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.

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