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The One Thing Nobody Tells You About Emotional Control

The One Thing Nobody Tells You About Emotional Control

Of everything in existence, the human mind is definitely the most fascinating thing out there.

It enables us to make plans, invent things, coordinate actions, analyze problems, learn from our experiences, share knowledge…. Not even mentioning how it’s able to do those things.

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11 Aphorisms To Remember When You’re Overthinking Your Drawdown

10 Aphorisms To Remember When You’re Overthinking Your Drawdown

It’s always a good idea to trade a system that has been tried and tested – one that you understand thoroughly. And you usually develop that understanding through logical assessments and backtesting.

Now that aside, periods of losses in trading will happen no matter what you trade or how you trade. And those periods are not easy to go through as the mind loves to overthink things.

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I’m A Self-made Profitable Trader, And Here’s The Best Advice I Can Give You About Trading

I'm A Self-made Profitable Trader, And Here's The Best Advice I Can Give You About Trading

I’ve failed monumentally as a trader for years, but now I am finally trading successfully. So people often ask me:

  • How did you manage to turn your results around?
  • What’s the one best piece of advice you can give me about trading?
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Here’s What You Shouldn’t Focus On If You Want To Have A Long And Prosperous Trading Career

Here's What You Shouldn't Focus On If You Want To Have A Long And Prosperous Trading Career

I will make this post short but, hopefully, it’s insightful.

Picture a guy walking a tightrope over the Grand Canyons.

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The Trader’s Guide To Happiness

The Trader’s Guide To Happiness

For most of us, our ultimate goal is happiness.

That is why we trade.

We want more time and money so that we can manufacture happiness for ourselves and the people we care about.

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Why Is Trading So Simple, Yet So Hard —And What You Can Do About it

Why Is Trading So Simple, Yet So Hard —And What You Can Do About it

This is a blog post I originally wrote for Paul Koger over at Foxy Trades

Why is it so difficult to succeed as a trader?

Great question, right?

Let me start by eliminating one wrong answer commonly thought to be true: It’s because people can’t find a reliable trading system.

This can’t be true.

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24 Inspirational Quotes For Traders

24 Inspirational Quotes For Traders

No one ever said being a trader was going to be easy. Well, okay. Maybe the scammers…

But, whether you’re in the early stages, or barely breaking-even, there will be times when you will ask yourself if this whole trading thing is even worth it.

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Become A Master At Trading: A 5-Step Process

Become A Master At Trading: A 5-Step Process

[This is an old post from 2015 that I’ve recycled and updated. It was originally written in its entirety on my iPhone while I was at the airport waiting for my flight. ]

For many, the key to achieving consistent profitability in the markets has to do with hard work, persistence, vision, focus, confidence, courage… but I’m here to tell that these are all by-products of something else — something much more powerful that we can all develop.

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