Category : Long Posts

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Why Trading Losses Are Painful, And What You Can Do About It

Why Losses Are Painful, And What You Can Do About It

Let’s be clear: losses are not a problem. To look at them as problems is to take a wrong step. They’re part of this business. Everyone goes through them. You can’t avoid them. The best you can do is to minimise their impact through strategic risk management.

But, it’s true, even then, the act of taking a loss is inherently painful.

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Simple Guide —How To Get In “The Zone” For An Optimal Trading Experience

Simple Guide —How To Get In "The Zone" For An Optimal Trading Experience

If you’ve watched the movie The Matrix, you are undoubtedly familiar with an iconic scene showing Neo and Morpheus going hand to hand.

At one point, we see a shot of Neo taking a big hit from Morpheus which causes him to fall to the ground. They then exchange the following dialogue:

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Six Great Lessons You Should Implement In 2018

Six Great Lessons You Should Implement In 2018

Happy New Year my friends! It’s that time of year that brings renewed optimism for change; it’s when we usually find it easier to start afresh, with a blank slate, and think about the possibilities that the new year holds for us.

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I am A Trader And A Meditator —Here’s Why You Should Also Pick Up A Meditation Practice

I am A Trader And A Meditator —Here's Why You Should Also Pick Up A Meditation Practice

In today’s post, I want to share a passage from my book, Zero To Hero.

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The One Thing Nobody Tells You About Emotional Control

The One Thing Nobody Tells You About Emotional Control

Of everything in existence, the human mind is definitely the most fascinating thing out there.

It enables us to make plans, invent things, coordinate actions, analyze problems, learn from our experiences, share knowledge…. Not even mentioning how it’s able to do those things.

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The Trader’s Guide To Happiness

The Trader’s Guide To Happiness

For most of us, our ultimate goal is happiness.

That is why we trade.

We want more time and money so that we can manufacture happiness for ourselves and the people we care about.

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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

This is a blog post I originally wrote for Paul Koger over at Foxy Trades

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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Become A Master At Trading: A 5-Step Process

Become A Master At Trading: A 5-Step Process

[This is an old post from 2015 that I’ve recycled and updated. It was originally written in its entirety on my iPhone while I was at the airport waiting for my flight. ]

For many, the key to achieving consistent profitability in the markets has to do with hard work, persistence, vision, focus, confidence, courage… but I’m here to tell that these are all by-products of something else — something much more powerful that we can all develop.

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