The lake (represented by the upper trigram) is empty with no water in it. The water (represented by the lower trigram) is under the lake. Keep a joyful and positive attitude (the upper trigram) when facing dangerous situations(represented by the lower trigram).
With this hexagram, one must be patient, keep a strong will, and have faith. The bad time will eventually pass. Do not complain overtly on the challenges because the no one will believe that is the case.