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How to Stay Calm when you know you'll be Stressed? [Stress Free Trading]

“Brain releases cortisol that raises your heart rate, it modulates adrenaline levels and it clouds your thinking.”

And with all the cortisol in your brain your thinking will be cloudy and you won't even know about it because "your thinking is cloudy". :) 
“It's something that he had gotten from the psychologist Gary Klein, who had written about it a few years before, also called the pre-mortem. Now, you all know what the postmortem is. Whenever there's a disaster, a team of experts come in and they try to figure out what went wrong, right? Well, in the pre-mortem, Danny explained, you look ahead and you try to figure out all the things that could go wrong,and then you try to figure out what you can do to prevent those things from happening, or to minimize the damage.

said Daniel Levitin in his recent Sep 2015  TED talk, “How to stay calm when you know you’ll be stressed?”.

We become STUPID when we are stressed. Literally our brain stops sending blood to the parts …

Trusting Your System and Objectivity

It is very important to trust and continue to take objective actions as you process
the trading signals generated by your system. 
We have to learn to accept and take action based on the information given to us by the market
through the medium of our trading system. We have to accept and understand what the chart tells us
 rather than focus more on our  "feeling" about it.


Don't trade with your feelings or what you think about the markets. Our thoughts often take us
into the future trying to predict or they take us to the left of the chart pondering over the past.
Our thoughts make us look into the history tab of our platform or the running profit and loss for the day.


On average we experience and process 60,000 thoughts a day. And these thoughts make themselves
 known to us and get manifested inside our body as emotions and feelings. Yes, thoughts manifested
 are emotions, we feel emotions, we feel the manifestations of our thoughts. When you feel anxiety,
 stress or bore…

9 Reason why everyone should have a Trading Plan

What is a Trading Plan?  "A trading plan is a complete set of rules that covers every aspect of your trading life. Many experts refer to the need to have an ‘edge’ which will tip the balance of probabilities of success in your favour." Say Tim Wilcox who wrote and shared a simple but powerful trading plan template int he trade2win forum about 10 years ago.

Everyone Needs a Trading Plan. If you don't have one, anything you do is a mistake.  A trading plan will make the act of trading simpler than it would be if you traded without one. It will limit your opportunity to make bad trades and it will prevent many psychological issues from taking root.

9 Reasons Why YOU should have a Trading Plan  [How to be a consistently successful trader? Have a Plan]


Relaxed, stress free trading that is simpler with a plan than it is without one Ability to monitor your progress, diagnose faults and amend the plan accordingly A plan helps to prevent many psychological issues from taking roo…