When you are standing on the higher ground, everything below you seem so small. You can see the whole area and even the view of the entire city up there.
That is the reason why they said in order to solve problems, you should not put yourself at the center of it. Otherwise, you will be suffocated by it. You will think that those problems is too big and serious for you to fix. After that, you will give up.
On the other hand, if you put yourself above problems, you will see everything clearer. It is because from up above, each problems are small enough for you to solve. Edge