Because Trading Psychology is 90% of trading, make sure to enjoy reading the following articles:

How Much Does Your Environment Impact on Your Trading Success?

Trading, as with many other professions, demands total concentration. Keeping your eye on the ball is paramount for success. But how easy is it to fully immerse yourself in the trading lifestyle while juggling a life away from the office?

Don’t wait to be successful at some...Read More..


Playing the Long Game

Playing the Long Game: How To Keep Your Cool And Stay Focussed For Long Term Success

It’s all too easy to be the kind of trader who goes all in but finds themselves unable to maintain that winning performance. Are you one of them? Whether you are, or not, I guess...Read More..


Can “Mindfulness” Improve Your Trading?

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Head in the clouds: is your mind full or are you mindful?

You’ve no doubt heard of this buzz word, a concept that has been heralded as the answer to everything from stress management to dealing with past traumas.

Mindfulness is the new yoga but, like yoga, the practice of being mindful...Read More..


How to Manage Your Emotions When Trading

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You know that feeling only too well. Your emotions are swelling, the adrenalin is pumping and you may or may not be about to make the best deal of your career. If only you could think a little more clearly, find a little more head...Read More..


"Practicing Gratitude" Explained

Practicing gratitude should be made a life long habit for many people. In my humble opinion, this is especially important for market traders.

Like it or not, the art of giving gratitude has helped my personal life (and trading) tremendously, and I hope today’s video would be one that can...Read More..


Raise Your Standards

As many might know that only 5% of traders become successful. That means, 95% of people who started their trading journey, eventually either stopped trading completely or are still struggling to have a breakthrough. Of course, there are some of you who have also blown a few trading accounts and are still...Read More..


Law of Compounding: Many Don't Maximise It Yet

Albert Einstein called the Law of Compounding the 8th wonder of the world. He believed it was a universal principal that can be applied in almost everything we touch.

But the question is – are you MAXIMISING on the Law of Compounding?

To be honest, I’m sure many of you are already benefiting...Read More..


Aim To Become a Trader Coach

One of the lessons that I was taught a long time ago when I started trading was this – if you want to be a successful trader, go teach.

In Learning you will Teach, and in Teaching you will Learn

The lesson I got wasn’t something new. In fact, the concept of...Read More..


The Power of Unlearning

Recently, I have been speaking to a few trading coaches and we were planning to collaborate in the order to create some highly effective trading education. We believe that the idea of combining the mind, the market and the method in a single syllabus will be an Edge (in education)...Read More..


What you DON'T KNOW Might be Stopping You In Trading

If you have read the introduction to my courses on Market Apprentice, you would realise that I am a big advocate that you need the 3Ms – Mind, Market & Method – to be a successful trader.

Just to be clear, the 3Ms goes beyond the idea...Read More..


Breaking Your Trading Limits

Today (as I write this article) marks Day 20 of my 30 days Day Trading program – which happens to be the last day of the month. This is a new program that I have designed for myself as I prepare to launch my own Managed Account.

Essentially, I am...Read More..


Trading Patience Pays Handsomely

Two days ago, I was asked to help out in the family garden – to wrap some of the mangos that could potentially end up being wiped out by some passing pest.

Trust me, if you have a fruit garden you would understand the importance of it protecting your fruits. More...Read More..


Making Leap Changes in Trading

Repeating what you have been doing before, will definitely get you the results you had before.”

While this may be a good thing if you are already performing well, it can stop those of you who are still struggling from getting better as a trader wherever you are today.

Hello traders,...Read More..


Learn Your Trading Edge and Just Trade It

It’s been awhile since I my last trip to London and, from my recent trip, a few good things came out of it. A part from the good food and the sub-zero (°C) temperature, I successfully organised my first International MeetUp starting with one in Paddington, London. A special...Read More..


Podcast from www.DesireToTRADE.com

 

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Firstly, thank you very much to my friend, Etienne Crete, from www.DesireToTrade.com who kindly interviewed me and shared the podcast to his listeners. Make sure to...Read More..


Are you HUNGRY ENOUGH to Succeed in Trading?

As I continue my journey to explore the different coaching and motivation techniques, I learn more about how they help traders succeed and how they relate to trading psychology. At the same time, I also realised that the fundamentals of success is nearly the same irrespective of the field of...Read More..


Trading Changes through Inspiration or Desperation

We all want to become better traders, better business owners, better friends, better partners or even just a better individual. In fact, many of us just want to become better at what we do. However, saying it and doing it is a totally different thing isn’t it?

As you are probably...Read More..


Before Actioning Your Bigger Trading Plan

When running a business, especially a traditional business, we need to know our niche or unique selling point (as some would call it). Once we have that, we can decide if we want to venture into that business. More importantly, before we even start any businesses, we need to have clarity...Read More..


Mastering One Trading Strategy at A Time

Do you remember how babies learn to walk? If you don’t, why not go watch them again? Because trading the financial market is a little like learning how to walk.

While you may not remember how you started, a quick guess tells me you were probably like any other babies. You were...Read More..


Lessons from the Taoist Farmer

Here’s the Story of a Taoist Farmer

“There is an old Taoist farmer who had worked his crops for many years. This farmer had only one horse, and one day the horse ran away. The neighbours came to condole over his terrible loss. The farmer said, “What makes you think it...Read More..


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