I think the feeling of something ending is a profound one and one we don't necessarily have a good sense to detect - unless the circumstances are obvious and in the forefront.
I fear this mentality does the inverse of what we would hope. It creates a sense of patience with our immediate routines while creating an inevitable frustration and impatience with our long term vision. When realistically it should be the opposite.
I can almost guarantee that in any given day, you're experiencing everything from mundane to ridiculous; which begs the question...
Perhaps this feeling is not trying to pull you back to your past, but pull you into a future you internally want to see manifest. Something you may not have had the courage to do in the past but something you are ready to embody or 'be' now.
Why is one of the most pressing questions we can come to ask ourselves. It speaks to our curiosity whilst promoting our sense of self. But why is not a simple endeavor by any stretch of the imagination. It is simply the beginning. A beginning that often finds us at a tipping point. And perhaps the current times is a tipping point, a point that has brought our state of mental health into question.
If you take a moment to think about it, you may come to realize how much of our lives play out nowhere else - but in our minds. How can we not expect that at some point or another, we may forget what we have shared with the outside world and what we have yet to articulate. It's not surprising that we find ourselves in an ever increasing state of mental fog, anxiety and insecurity.