Category Archives: Trading Psychology

Trading psychology is ‘something’ that a trader creates from existing personality traits that are not initially related to trading, but surface from trading without method understanding.

Power of Mantra

By | June 7, 2019

Once upon a time there was a guru.   He was a truly enlightened soul and his reputation of wisdom and knowledge made him renowned where ever he went.  There was a king who was very spiritually inclined and hearing of this guru’s reputation knew that he wanted to be a disciple of this great man.… Read More »

Why Traders Lose Discipline

By | May 27, 2019

Mental discipline is a finite resource, much like a muscle, that becomes exhausted with use.Mental Discipline is required for focus, concentration, and self‐control it can become easily depleted. As Mental Discipline becomes eroded, we become vulnerable to emotion‐driven decisions and the erratic trading behavior that follows. we can become more susceptible to the trading errors.… Read More »

Trading as a Profession

By | May 25, 2019

Trading is a profession and nothing less. Most professions such as medical, legal, psychological,pharmaceutical, technical, mechanical, engineering, etc., require several years of education, study and effort. Not to mention the money required for learning the necessary skills. Then it takes many more years of actual practice to develop the skills and gain the experience to… Read More »


By | May 18, 2019

Trading is a completely different animal entirely. I’m not condemning any approach to the markets at all. Cycles work, astrology works, Elliott Wave works, Gann methods work, trend line breaks work, technical analysis works, fundamental analysis works, moving averages work, oscillators work, chart patterns work, etc. However, no approach, no matter how good, will work… Read More »


By | May 9, 2019

Money management is the single most neglected and overlooked key in the trading business. In my experience, money management is by far the most essential element to actually making significant money from the markets! Everyone spends such an enormous amount of effort, trying to find ways to optimize entry into the markets, or develop systems,… Read More »

How Comfortable you are with your trading ?

By | May 2, 2019

People will go to great lengths attempting to avoid discomfort. And as traders, much of what we do is in response to being uncomfortable. This is an extremely critical concept to understand and explains many trading problems and mistakes. The problem is not in being uncomfortable per se, the real problem is that our efforts… Read More »