If your mind was your body.
Use the five elements to connect your body to your mind, and prepare for new ideas.
Sometimes it helps thinking about our mind as something physical to make it less abstract.
It's not really fair to the mind, since it's not as rudimentary as our body, but it does help us to simplify what we want our mind to do.
So let's think about it for a while and use the five elements to put it into perspective.