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If You Understand This, You’ll Significantly Improve Your Trader’s Mindset

Significant life changes often accompany the death of certain illusions

Significant changes often accompany the death of certain illusions. So here’s something that will significantly change the way you think of your trader’s mindset — thereby improving it.

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What Your Mind Tells You When You Lose Money, And What You Can Do About it

What Your Mind Tells You When You Lose Money, And What You Can Do About it

Emotional pain is one of the most common ways that our mind reacts to a loss, or a string of them.

Below is a list of common questions/ comments your mind makes when you lose, which often stir up or intensify unpleasant feelings.

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One Simple Emotional-Management Tip For Traders

One Simple Emotional-Management Tip For Traders

I don’t know how long you’ve been trading but I’ve been doing it for over 10 years now. After everything is said and done, what I’ve noticed is that the endeavor is purely psychological in nature.

Now, you might be saying, “Well no, a market edge and a risk management plan have to come first. Without those, there’s no trading, only gambling.”

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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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