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 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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You Won’t Stop Making Trading Errors Until You Do This

Body Awareness- The doorway out of the prison of blind reactivity

We’ve all done it before… we have a plan, we come in the market well prepared, but then, we end up behaving in ways that are destructive.

It hurts! So, naturally, we resolve to behave differently in the future.

The entrenched belief is that the way to change behavior A is to begin behavior B.

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How To Practice Effectively

Mastering any skill takes practice. Practice is the repetition of an action with the goal of improvement, and it helps us perform with more ease, speed, and confidence. But what does practice actually do to make us better at things? This 5-minute Ted Ed video explains how practice affects the inner workings of our brains.

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The Best Skill Traders Need To Cultivate Right Now

Concentration and emotional regulation is a foundational skill of the pro-trader and a training which should improve this faculty would be the education par excellence

90% of you will read the title of this post, and think you’ve figured out the content.

55% will read the blog post for 15 seconds or less.

Only about 10% will read it thoroughly.

A recent study confirmed this.

But what’s at play here?

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