Author Archives: Yvan

I've been trading for a living since 2006. By merging mindfulness (an in-depth study of the mind and its tendencies in the present moment), a good trading process, and an efficient business practice, I went from being a losing trader to a consistently profitable one. Through my work here at Trading Composure, I aim at helping you do the same.
Quotes

Top Tweets For Traders #3

Top Tweets For Traders #3

In this post, I share some of my top tweets for the month of August — those that got the most Likes and interactions.

This is Top Tweets For Traders #3.

Read More
Long Posts

What Your Mind Tells You When You Lose Money, And What You Can Do About it

What Your Mind Tells You When You Lose Money, And What You Can Do About it

Emotional pain is one of the most common ways that our mind reacts to a loss, or a string of them.

Below is a list of common questions/ comments your mind makes when you lose, which often stir up or intensify unpleasant feelings.

Read More
Long Posts

The Truth About Willpower Revealed *Hint- Alone It Won’t Make You A Profitable Trader*

The Truth About Willpower Revealed

Let’s say you enter a trade, and minutes later, your stop-loss is close to being triggered.

Read More
Long Posts

The One Thing Nobody Tells You About Emotional Control

The One Thing Nobody Tells You About Emotional Control

Of everything in existence, the human mind is definitely the most fascinating thing out there.

Read More
Long Posts

14 Qualities Good Traders Have That Most People Don’t Get

14 Qualities Good Traders Have That Most People Don’t Get

Being a good trader is about developing certain mental qualities. It is the process of constantly pushing yourself to grow better and stronger.

Read More
Short Posts

Here’s What You Shouldn’t Focus On If You Want To Have A Long And Prosperous Trading Career

Here's What You Shouldn't Focus On If You Want To Have A Long And Prosperous Trading Career

I like short but insightful posts. So here’s one…

Read More
Long Posts

If You Understand This, You’ll Significantly Improve Your Trader’s Mindset

If You Understand This, You'll Significantly Improve Your Trader's Mindset

The death of certain illusions is often accompanied by a significant shift in how you approach trading.  So here’s something that will hopefully help kill one of the most pervasive illusions out there.

Read More
Short Posts

A Top Reason Why Trading Is So Hard For You —In 60 Seconds

A Top Reason Why Trading Is So Hard For You —In 60 Seconds

This is a super short post.

As I sit back and reflect on my journey as a trader –where I was and where I am today– I can clearly point out the things I didn’t get right at first.

For instance, one of the fundamental lessons I’ve learned and come to accept is that control in the markets is an illusion.

Read More
1 2 3 17