How we view our investment portfolio’s dividend income will shape our approach to fill up or refill this glass to full state?

When we view the current state of our investment glass as half empty; and that could mean we had previously held a full glass and now we see it as half  emptyi.e. we had went from empty glass to full glass and now at half empty glass.

We knew that previously we have the resources and means to fill up this glass to full state; we may still have those resources and means on hand to refill the half empty glass to full glass.

Do we still need to consider additional resources and mean e.g. leveraging to refill this glass to full state since we have previously done it before with those resources and means? …