Monthly Archives: May 2017

Calmness In Activity

“It is easy to have calmness in inactivity, but calmness in activity is true calmness.” Wise words by zen master Shunryu Suzuki. Some weeks ago I made the experiment of going a full day in silence. Not uttering a word, not even a sound. Also no texting, no emails, no social media. To say it was challenging is an understatement!

However, it was a valuable experience because it brought home to me something profound. First, just sitting still and being Continue reading

Do Not Trade When…

Yes, there are times when I’m better off not trading. There are times when I should just concentrate on other things and leave the charts for a while.

But when?

How can I know if I am in a situation where I should just push through, carry on, put in the effort and not give in? Or if I am in a situation where the best thing I can truly do is to take a break?

Here’s the quick and dirty answer: If you’re Continue reading