I’ve been listening to a lot of Allan Watts lately. He is largely accredited for bringing eastern philosophy into to western society in a highly digestible way. What I want to focus on is knowing without knowing. As a trader we spend … Continue reading
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The Easiest Way to Keep a Trading Journal – A Great Trading Tool. Trading Journals are critical to all traders development. Learn how to keep one properly and easily with integral theory. Continue reading
Integral theory believes we enter different states of awareness, of consciousness, etc throughout any given day. Have you ever been unable to break an angry mood? Your state was angry. Have you ever been highly irrational for a long … Continue reading
To again, continue my series on how I use integral theory to trade the stock market we now move onto levels of development on each of the lines I discussed. This is the piece of Ken Wilber’s theory that he … Continue reading
Today’s Daily Trading Goal focuses on how to choose your thoughts. Thoughts effect your biology and your biology greatly effects your ability to trade through hormones. Which thoughts you choose to pay attention to is critical. Listen & choose … Continue reading
Today’s daily trading goal is to stop getting caught up in your thinking. In psychology, one aspect of this is the confirmation bias. Where view almost all information as confirming our original thoughts. Stop this by wearing aware it exists. Be … Continue reading
Today’s trading goal is to Control Negative thinking. It can be very easy for the snowball effect to take hold after 1 bad trade. Monitor your thoughts & feelings, being aware of them is more than half the battle.
Maintaining your perspective can be challenging when markets reverse or become volatile. What is your perspective? How did it change? Stating these out loud may make your days easier and far less stressful.
Nothing says failure like giving up. This week, while optimizing and running walk-forward tests on upwards of 12 stocks with 5 tests each, I was confronted with this FAILED almost every morning I woke up. To wake up every morning … Continue reading
When we have a series of bad trades, bad days or worse a bad week we can mentally start to believe all sorts of fiction. “I’m not a good trader.” “I don’t have how to do this anymore.” I have … Continue reading