It's not your imagination. The 2020s are shaping up to become the most volatile period in modern stock market history.
For proof, here's a visual comparison of the standard deviation of the day-to-day percentage change in the S&P 500 by decade.
Believe it or not, stock price volatility has settled down somewhat since last year!
Yahoo! Finance. S&P 500 Historical Data. [Online Database]. Accessed 22 July 2022.