“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
I aspire to become a Master Trader. And so, I think, do a lot of traders. But what does it actually mean?
What follows is an account of my personal discovery process around this question – and what I have discovered.
It is easy enough to look at the Masters and say Continue reading
Do you know when not to trade? Yes, there are times when you should not trade. Trading is above all else, a mental game. Your toughest opponent, your most terrifying enemy, the one bent on breaking you – is you!
I have certainly felt this many times. When I’m on top of my game, when I’m feeling good, when I’m calm, well rested, healthy, focused on the markets in front of me, that’s when Continue reading
Slow and steady wins the race. So the saying goes, and everyone says there is some truth to that when you’re building a trading career. While we all want to start making big money sooner rather than later, I also have come to know myself well enough to realize that I need to adjust gradually to becoming a Master Trader.
There’s another saying: If you win a million dollars Continue reading