habits

June 1, 2018

Top preparations for a great day of trading: The ultimate checklist to achieve a productive day of trading

This guest post was contributed by Titan FX.  Find out more about Titan FX at https://titanfx.com. To ensure a productive and successful day of trading, get yourself ready with the right tools and strategies as well as an equipped mindset. In a lively market, traders should strengthen themselves with effective pre-trading preparations. Before beginning your trading session, it is important to prepare and get organized with all the things you will need. Doing this will establish optimal performance and a more focused way of thinking for an active day of trades. To succeed in trading, be sure to first set up preparations […]
October 11, 2017

A Trader’s Daily Routine and Checklist ✅

As we have explored throughout this month’s articles on the theme of “Trading Routines”, trading routines and rituals are constructs we can use to cue attention, mobilize motivation, increase confidence, improve focus and situational awareness, and prime performance. Given how powerful routines can be let’s take a second to consider how best to construct them. Routines are essentially a set of habits. Whereas habits are a conditioned set of behaviors that have developed over the repeated reaction to a particular cue. It’s important to note that habits in themselves are neither inherently positive or negative. For instance, it’s just as […]
October 8, 2017

What does your morning trading routine look like?

In my experience, many traders walk into the trading day without the proper preparation and intentions. The result is a trader who is unfocused, distractable, and lacks priorities. Starting the day with an effective daily routine will create the tone and expectations for your trading day.In my opinion, the ideal trading routine consists of a combination of intentions that are both externally and internally focused. Rather than give a number of prescriptions let me share a number of directed questions which you can use to better craft your trading routine. Post these questions somewhere prominent and review them regularly. Credits to Stockbee for […]
September 18, 2015

Why you need to take control over your development and become your own trading coach

Are you struggling to be a consistent trader? Do you have the bad habit of jumping from idea to idea, fad to fad? Have you struggled to create lasting change in your trading? Has your development as a trader stalled out? Are you starting to have doubts on whether you can become a professional trader? Or have you achieved a measure of success and now trying to take your trading to that next level? If you answered yes to one or many of these questions, don’t worry you’re not alone.   I still recall those “dark days” trying to find […]
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