Losing Sleep?

Losing Sleep? You’re not alone. This market and this environment for investors is quite possibly the most volatile if not downright hostile market that investors have seen in a generation. This does not bode well for the anxious and the gentle souls who exist and participate in the folly of investing. As a matter of fact- today an article in Bloomberg identified that “sleep deprivation may trigger serious mental illnesses in young people that persist into adulthood”. While losing sleep for adults seems to be common place. It is imperative that children get their sleep. Often the anxiety that parents have extends into the lives of their children. Take it all with a grain of salt and understand that a good strategy is the best thing you can do for the long term investor. “The implication is on “that group of young people with chronic persisting mental ill-health who go on to develop more adult forms of disorders like major depressive disorders and bipolar and those other, more serious lifelong conditions,” Glozier said in a telephone interview yesterday. “No one has really looked at this idea of the chronic, persisting mental ill-health problems.” The study by the University of Sydney and the George Institute for Global Health in Sydney surveyed about 20,000 people between the ages of 17 years and 24 years in Australia’s eastern state of New South Wales over 18 months. Teens need at least 8 1/2 hours of sleep a night to function best, according to the U.S. National Sleep Foundation. Only 15 percent reported sleeping that amount on school nights, the foundation said on its website.” So while as adults we need to rest. Make certain you give your kids the rest that they need as well. And Sleep tight.