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Stoicism Series 5-5: How To Be A Stoic Trader In 6 Steps

How To Be A Stoic Trader In 6 Steps

So in the previous posts, I shared some quotes from some of Stoicism’s major leaders – Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus, and Seneca.

If you don’t know what stoicism is, and if you want to know who these people were, check out part 1 of this 5 part series of articles: What Is Stoicism And How It Can Help You Become A Better Trader

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Stoicism Series 1-5: What Is Stoicism And How It Can Help You Become A Better Trader

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. ~ Seneca

First of all, I want to say this: When people usually think of “philosophy,” they think talking or lecturing, or even reading long, dense books… So their eyes glaze over. It’s the last thing they want, let alone something they need. Especially not in trading.

But this is naive.

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The Day I Learned To Trade

All of men's miseries stem from not being able to sit alone in a quiet room ~ Blaise Pascal

I’ve been trading since 2006. For A Living! Not as a hobby…

The implications are very different. The inner battles (at least their intensity) are not the same. Definitely not!

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How To Deal With A Loss In Discipline

setbacks are just part of the process.

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.

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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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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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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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