At the end of the day, the fact that trading is a process (a journey composed of successes and failures) is one of the most important elements of this endeavor you need to recognize and grasp. Whatever you do, as you keep on growing as a trader, expect process, not outcome.
When you can quiet your mind, and be quiet in your mind, you will eventually come to realize that you are not quite your mind….
In a nutshell, the ability to trade successfully (the ability to do what needs to be done for the sake of your longer term results) depends on something called executive function, which lives in a little chunk of your frontal lobe.
The year is 2006, it’s 3 a.m. on a Sunday, and my work shift just started. Graveyard shifts are always hard on my system and I’ve had barely 2 hours of sleep within the last 24 hour period. Needless to say, I feel exhausted, lifeless, and on edge.
Humans have an innate need to conform or to blindly believe in certain things just because other fellow humans believe those things, even if what is believed is, in fact, unfounded or blatantly untrue.
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