October 4, 2017

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 of a unique style of guided meditation which she teaches in on-line workshops and in weekly meditation classes. You can find out more about her at her website, www.TheBuddhistTrader.com, and learn more about her Transformational Guided Meditation Academy here. The general benefits of meditation are well […]
June 29, 2015

Episode 1 – Interview with Rande Howell – Why trading without emotions is a myth

    In this interview, Rande and I discuss why it’s impossible to turn off your emotions while trading and how traders can begin to create a successful mindset for trading. Rande Howell is a trained therapist who coaches retail and professional traders as well as the author of one of my Top Recommended Books, “Mindful Trading: Master Your Emotions and the Inner Game”. Transcript   Download Transcript The Big Ideas Emotions are biological in nature and why we cannot free ourselves from emotions, but we can operate free of emotion Why your equity curve is the ultimate truth meter on […]
May 31, 2015

Weekly Perspectives – 5/25-5/29

Hi Traders, Reminder: The next Montreal Active Traders (MAT) Meetup is scheduled for June 10, 2015 from 7-9pm. Don’t forget we have a $20 promo with Uber Montreal which all MAT members can use to get to or from the event. See coupon below. RSVP here – it promises to be a fun event! http://www.meetup.com/Montreal-Active-Traders/events/222506597/ ____________ Weekly Commentary – This week we saw a shortened trading week punctuated by a small gap down at the beginning of the week followed by a recovery of most of those losses by mid-week. Sellers had a small edge going at the end of […]
March 29, 2015

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 the benefits of meditation is growing and growing. Likewise, as I’ve written in the past, the benefits to traders who incorporate a mindfulness practice is abundantly clear – Mindful traders can reduce the effects of irrelevant emotions by regulating those emotions more effectively, while still remaining […]
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