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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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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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The selfless nature of all phenomena

The selfless nature of all phenomena

Jill Bolte Taylor is a neuroanatomist and a New York Times best-selling author. Following her experience with a stroke, Bolte wrote My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey, which recounts the insights that she has gained into the workings of her brain as she was experiencing the stroke.

Below is a TED talk that she gave, which, by the way, became one of the most viewed TED talk of all time.

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Daniel Goleman: Channeling emotions toward a productive end

 

Successful trading doesn’t happen when you’ve gotten rid of emotions. Rather it happens when you finally know what to do with them.

Today I bring you a quote from Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ

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When to trade

You create your own opportunities

Today I’m feeling sad. I don’t know why. Things are going rather well for me but, for some reason, my mindset is not at its best.

And it’s Ok. Thoughts and emotions come and go, and it’s important to let ourselves feel them fully instead of ignoring them or denying them their existence.

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Making peace with your trading losses

A person who hasn’t made peace with his losses is likely to accept gambles that would be unacceptable to him otherwise.

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