Today was an emotionally and mentally gruesome day due to a loss of a dear friend's father. I felt a bit trapped in myself, in my own thoughts, and it translated into a feeling of physical discomfort. My room felt abnormally stuffy, as though someone had just walked into the room and removed half the oxygen from it. I tried turning on extra lights to brighten the mood and also tried lighting some candles and brewing some tea. None of it really worked. So I resorted to my fool-proof remedy to all things too heady/heavy.
I went outside. Outdoors, to be more exact.
And experienced this:
Taking in the world on top of Griffith Observatory