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.
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Take Your Trading to The Next Level with These Simple Accountability Hacks

Take Your Trading to The Next Level with These Simple Accountability Hacks

I love this time of year. It’s a great time to reflect on the current year — how you grew, what you learned — and then think about what you might create next year.

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Wiping the slate clean – How To Prepare Mentally for the Trading Week

How To Prepare Mentally for the Trading Week

Writing these weekly blog posts gives me great satisfaction. Often, they allow me to express my thinking, such as it is.

Sometimes I get my juices flowing by things I read, watch, or hear; other times it is things that I experience in my life – as is the case today.

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Extremely Short Guide – How To Become An Emotionally Stable Trader

Extremely Short Guide – How To Become An Emotionally Stable Trader

This is an extremely short and straight to the point guide to becoming an emotionally stable trader.

I won’t bore you with the same old platitudes – control your risk, don’t overtrade, follow your plan…

Those are all very VERY important. But you all know that, right?

Ok, great… What else is new?

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How to Manage Your Finances Skillfully – A Simple Guide for Traders

How to Manage Your finances Skillfully – A Simple Guide for Traders

For a few years, I went through some tough financial times. First, I failed a lot at trading. It’s no secret. But even when my trading performance started getting more and more consistent, I was still struggling financially.

The reason was that I didn’t know how to manage my finances skilfully.

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A Powerful Meditation Technique For “Busy Traders” (It’ll Take You 60 Seconds Or Less)

(It'll Take You 60 Seconds Or Less)

Ok, I get it, you don’t have time to set aside for a meditation practice.

Wow, really?

Ok, let’s assume it’s true.

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24 Inspirational Quotes For Traders

24 Inspirational Quotes For Traders

No one ever said being a trader was going to be easy. Well, okay. Maybe the scammers…

But, whether you’re in the early stages, or barely breaking-even, there will be times when you will ask yourself if this whole trading thing is even worth it.

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How to Trade Fearlessly – A Simple Guide

How to Trade Fearlessly – A Simple Guide

This blog post will teach you how to face your fears. By the end of it, you will learn how exposure therapy can help you face the very situations you fear so that you can eventually desensitize yourself and get over your fears for a much smoother (and profitable) trading experience.

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Top Tweets For Traders #4

Top Tweets For Traders #4

I’m increasingly liking Twitter as a platform to share ideas. Here are some of my top tweets for the month of September.

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