Why Regular Meditation Is Great For Your Trading Mind

This week’s article comes from previous 2-time podcast guest (Episode 19 and Episode 27) Mercedes Oestermann van Essen who shares the benefits of meditation for the trading mind. Mercedes Oestermann van Essen coaches traders and investors to improve their performance by creating more harmony in their professional and personal lives. Her core transformation strategy consists […]

Are Large Losses Necessary?

Recently I was having a friendly debate with a fellow trader around the nature of losses.  His belief, and one which i believe is shared by a great many traders, is that experiencing a large trading loss (or even losses) is a necessary part of learning how to trade.  That is for a trader to […]

[7] Days of Holidays Gifts for the Peak Performance Trader – Day 1 – The Gift of Relaxation

As the year comes to an end and we countdown the days to Christmas I’ve curated the Ultimate List of Holidays Gifts for the Peak Performance Trader. Each day for the next 7 days I’ll share a peak performance theme and some gift ideas. PS – Don’t forget to forward this list to all those buying […]

Episode 19 – Mercedes Oestermann Van Essen: The Buddhist Trader and Trading From Oneness @_BuddhistTrader

Summary In this week’s episode I had the pleasure of chatting with Mercedes Oestermann Van Essen. Mercedes is a trader and internationally recognized intuitive coach and mentor focusing on trading psychology. I discovered Mercedes through the presentations she’s done with TopStepTrader and later found out that she has a very good body of work over…

Episode 5 – Achieving Peak Performance in Trading and Investing with Bruce Bower of @howoftrading

Summary In this show, I have the great pleasure of interviewing author and hedge fund manager Bruce Bower. Bruce is the author of Peak Performance Trading and Investing, and the book is a wealth of knowledge on how traders can achieve peak performance in trading. In this interview we touch on a plethora of topics including - the importance of a trade…

Episode 4 – Interview with Brad Jelinek – In the pursuit of a better trading lifestyle

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Summary: In this interview, I catch up with seasoned futures trader Brad Jelinek. Brad talks about pursuing a balanced trading lifestyle, the insights he has gained from meditation and how that has helped his trading, and the power of surrender. After trading at a prop firm for twelve years, Brad has recently left to become an…

Get 10% Happier – Take the 28 Day Mindfulness for Traders Challenge

[Tweet “I can’t think of one practice that has more improved my outlook on trading more than mindfulness.”] From the likes of hedge fund managers Ray Dalio and Paul Tudor Jones, to artists and professionals like Howard Stern, Tim Ferriss, and Russell Simmons, and countless sports athletes, the number of high performers who are extolling […]

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