78. beta

Jaap Vergote
Apr 19, 2019 · 1 min read

The beta (β) of a stock is the relative change in value of that stock versus the change of the stock market as a whole. By definition, the stock market has a beta of 1. It is a measure of volatility.

I believe mental health also has a beta. And it’s different for everyone. When you mental beta is high, it means your mental health fluctuates more than when it’s low.

Just like stocks you might end up at a higher level over the long run, but there can be a lot of volatility involved to get there.

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