I think our minds and attitudes get like this sometimes, too. We fill up the space with problems and difficulties, worries and dread.
Eventually we bury ourselves beneath it all without even realizing the weight we have pressed down on our heart and spirit. Sometimes, you need to get up early, go outside and watch the sunrise. You need to sit in the sunshine, even if only for a few minutes, and remember what it’s warmth feels like. You need to go to the park and swing like a child, to help recall the freedom of wondering if you can really fly.
Sometimes, we need to step out from the mantle of it