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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The Day I Learned To Trade

All of men's miseries stem from not being able to sit alone in a quiet room ~ Blaise Pascal

I’ve been trading since 2006. For A Living! Not as a hobby…

The implications are very different. The inner battles (at least their intensity) are not the same. Definitely not!

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Ray Dalio: “The Most Important Thing A Trader Can Have Is Humility.”

If you watch the video, you’ll hear it from the man himself: “The Most Important Thing [A Trader] Can Have Is Humility.”

And it makes sense.

In short, here’s why…

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How To Deal With A Loss In Discipline

setbacks are just part of the process.

Have you ever experienced a loss in discipline after a period of consistently following your plan; of consistently doing the hard (but right) thing over what merely feels good and easy?

I know how it feels. I’ve been through that and it’s certainly discouraging to fall out of your good habits.

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The Imprisonment That Is The Thinking Mind

In today’s short post, I bring you a quote by Osho, a controversial Indian thinker, mystic, and guru.

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

How you trade reveals what you think of yourself and how you live your life.

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

A profitable trader is not necessarily a good trader. Likewise, a good trader is also not necessarily a profitable one, yet a good trader ultimately finds himself with a much higher probability of being profitable/ of finding success in the long run.

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25 Insightful Quotes From Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki

“It’s not how much money you make. It’s how much money you keep.”  ― Robert T. Kiyosaki, Rich Dad, Poor Dad

Last month I just re-read Robert T. Kiyosaki’s classic book, Rich Dad, Poor Dad. This is a book I strongly suggest you read for its unique depth, especially when it comes to wealth building, money management, and attitude towards money in general.

In this post, I’m sharing with you 25 inspiring and lesser known quotes I found in the book that will help you gain insight into the way you think about wealth creation.

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The Most Unconventional Way To Learn Discipline

In short, here’s how: Every day, Do things that are HARD.

Run that extra mile. Read a few more pages. Take that cold shower. Meditate a little longer. Spend a little less time on your phone.

In everything that you do, Push a little harder!

Do your best, no matter what you do.

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Transform Your Market Performance With This Simple Shift

Our perception ultimately becomes the world that we inhabit.

It’s not the markets that throw us lemons, it’s what we do with them.

Keep this in the back of your mind…

Now imagine you wake up in the morning and you witness a huge gap down in the market – way below your stop. The gap is so large that your trading account is reduced to rubbles.

I know… pretty extreme. But I’m just trying to make a point, so bear with me…

Ok, so you’re traumatized for life!

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