Tag Archives: trading psychology

Short Posts

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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Long Posts

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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Short Posts

Do This And You’ll Forever Change How You Approach Trading (And Your Life)

Do This And You'll Forever Change How You Approach Trading

Did you ever stop and notice what goes on in your mind when trading – the kind of thoughts and feelings that arise?

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Long Posts

Why Traders Should Meditate — 9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know

Why Traders Should Meditate — 9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Meditation

The meditation-and-the-brain research has been rolling in steadily for a number of years now.

Although a lot of the earlier studies were flawed and yielded unreliable results, more recent reviews have pointed out many of these flaws with the hope of guiding current research into a more fruitful path.

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Long Posts

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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Short Posts

What You Need To Know About FOMO

All You Need To Know About FOMO

You’ve undoubtedly experienced the fear of missing out before – dubbed FOMO.

But really, what is FOMO; what are its physical and psychological implications? And how can you free yourself from it and, by the same token, improve your trading performance?

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Long Posts

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 4-5: 30 Quotes By Seneca For Traders

Stoicism Series 4-5: 30 Quotes By Seneca For Traders

If you don’t know who Seneca is and are not familiar with the stoic philosophy, make sure you check out the previous articles.

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