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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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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Obsession with Outcome is a Trading Account Destroyer! Here’s How You Drop It.

Obsession with Outcome is a Trading Account Destroyer! Here's How You Drop It.

The market is fascinating. Although you can spot patterns and make predictions accordingly, the immediate outcomes of these predictions aren’t always predictable.

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Breaking the Spell — A Trader’s Guide To Dealing with Difficult Emotions

Breaking the Spell -- A Trader's Guide To Dealing with Difficult Emotions

These past few years, the market has been ramping up, with pauses few and far between.

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Quotes

Top Money Quotes For Wise Traders

Top Money Quotes For Wise Traders

I love great quotes. They inspire, motivate, encourage, give direction… especially those from famous businessmen, thinkers, and celebrities.

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Why Is Trading So Simple, Yet So Hard —And What You Can Do About it

Why Is Trading So Simple, Yet So Hard —And What You Can Do About it

Why is it so difficult to succeed as a trader?

Great question, right?

Let me start by eliminating one wrong answer commonly thought to be true: It’s because people can’t find a reliable trading system.

This can’t be true.

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