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.
It’s not the market that throws us lemons, it’s what we do with them.
Keep this in the back of your mind…
A few years ago, I felt mentally and physically defeated. Because of my psychological inconsistencies, I had lost a lot of money in trading, and I dug myself a pit from which I couldn’t find any possible exit.
This blog has been a way for me to share the many lessons I have learned about habits, beliefs, behavior, mindfulness, philosophy, motivation… all of which are important matters in trading.
We get tons of training in thinking and problem solving, but we rarely if ever get any training in awareness. Yet, awareness is often the prelude to any solution to our inability to be and stay consistent in trading.