I have been reading some posts here about values of homes "underwater" in areas of the country and negative home equity. Do you know
A Child's Toy Teaches Us About Real Estate?
So much of life is about cycles. Things do go down, but they return up also. The durations of the cycles vary.
The seasonal changes we live through with weather are our most obvious example.
Take a look at the steel ball pendulum. Drop the ball on one side and it propels the ball on the other side, with it coming back and applying force all the way through the system to the other end to pop the first ball out again. A very natural thing to observe. Whether it be birth to death to birth again, or Republican to Democrat this year, believe in cycles.
Nothing stays the same at a given point in time, but don't be surprised if you wait awhile you will have one of those I've been here before moments. Don't sweat the small stuff. It is all small stuff.