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A Quick Guide To Becoming A Resilient Trader

A Quick Guide To Becoming A Resilient Trader

Here’s a situation that, I’m sure you would agree, sucks!

You initiate a trade and later it ends up being a loss.

No worries… you place another one.

Again it’s a loss.

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6 Habits Of Calm (And Profitable) Traders

6 Habits Of Calm (And Profitable) Traders

I’ve been trading for a living since the end of 2006, and over time, I have come to realize that stress is part and parcel of the endeavor. It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been trading; how much of an expert you are, at times trading will be strenuous — it’s in the job description.

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5 Steps To Becoming A Pro Trader

Quick guide: 5 steps to becoming a professional trader

I’m traveling at the moment and didn’t have much time to write a blog post. So for today’s post, I’ve decided to share an article that has inspired me at the beginning of my trading career, especially when times were tough.

5 steps to becoming a pro-trader is a true and brilliant depiction of the path to trading expertise. 

Enjoy.

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Resist Nothing – How To Trade With Absolute Equanimity (Explained via a Short Zen Story)

Resist Nothing – How To Trade With Absolute Equanimity (Explained via a Short Zen Story)

Humanity has a rich history of storytelling. We like stories so much because we can identify with them, and use them to learn and transmit lessons. Whether real or not, they pull and tug at our emotions because we connect with them personally.

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This Is The Truth About Failure, And Knowing It Will Make You A Better Trader

This Is The Truth About Failure, And Knowing It Will Make You A Better Trader

In today’s post, I want to share a passage from my book, The Essence Of Trading Psychology In One Skill

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4 Things You Can Do Today To Improve Your Trading Mindset

TO IMPROVE YOUR TRADING MINDSET

We all know that working on our trading mindset will make us better traders, but where to start?

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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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