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The Most Unconventional Way To Learn Discipline

In short, here’s how: Every day, Do things that are HARD.

Run that extra mile. Read a few more pages. Take that cold shower. Meditate a little longer. Spend a little less time on your phone.

In everything that you do, Push a little harder!

Do your best, no matter what you do.

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You Won’t Stop Making Trading Errors Until You Do This

Body Awareness- The doorway out of the prison of blind reactivity

We’ve all done it before… we have a plan, we come in the market well prepared, but then, we end up behaving in ways that are destructive.

It hurts! So, naturally, we resolve to behave differently in the future.

The entrenched belief is that the way to change behavior A is to begin behavior B.

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Extremely Short Guide – How To Become An Emotionally Stable Trader (really)

We think we react to events in the outside world, to memories, thoughts of future, etc., but in fact, in each and every moment, we are constantly reacting to sensations within our body.

This is an extremely short and straight to the point guide to becoming an emotionally stable trader.

I won’t bore you with the same old platitudes – control your risk, don’t overtrade, follow your plan…

Those are all very important. But you all know that, right?

Ok, great… What else is new?

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Around The World, Day Trading The SPY

My newest book, Around The World, Day Trading The SPY, is available on Amazon for FREE until Tuesday.

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Understanding The Background Of Impulses

“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.”  ― Viktor E. Frankl

We all behave impulsively from time to time…

 We talk without considering whether we might be hurting the person next to us.

 We eat that last piece of pie even though we’re on a diet.

 We’re driving, someone recklessly cuts in front of us, and so we feel an urgent need to lash out at him.

 We buy and sell where we really shouldn’t, without thinking through the consequences.

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Breaking Free From The Mind Movie

Just as in the movie theater, there is “you” watching a movie, in your head there is “you” watching your mind.

In the previous post, You Are Not Your Mind!, I explained how there is a “mind,” and then an “observer of mind.” 

In this week’s post, I offer an analogy that will help consolidate the ideas expressed in that post (read it before you read this one).

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You Are Not Your Mind!

Detachment is a quality any serious trader should develop.

You are not your mind!

This is the message I want to shout from the rooftops: You are not your mind!

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Losing is part of the trading game

If you can't accept losing, you can't win!

This is a guest post by @LoneStockTrader

There is a common misconception among new traders, which is that in order to make money trading, you have to find a strategy that will almost never lose. They’re basically trying really hard to avoid losses altogether.

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