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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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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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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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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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Stoicism Series 3-5: 30 Quotes By Epictetus For Traders

Stoicism Series 3-5: 30 Quotes By Epictetus For Traders

In today’s article, I want to share 30 quotes by Epictetus. This is part 3 of the Stoicism Series.

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Stoicism Series 2-5: 30 Quotes By Marcus Aurelius For Traders

The things you think about determine the quality of your mind. ~ Marcus Aurelius

Stoicism is a philosophy that was developed in the times of ancient Greece, and it was practiced by many people, both powerful and not.

If you are not familiar with the philosophy and missed the previous article (Part 1 of this 5 part series of articles on Stoicism), check it out: What Is Stoicism, And How Can It Help You Become A Better Trader.

In today’s article, I want to share 30 quotes by Marcus Aurelius. This is part 2 of the Stoicism Series.

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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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