Focus

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Do NOT Make the Same Mistake Three Times

  Ideally, you won't make the same mistake two times. But it happens. So here's an idea. Use that second occurrence as a trigger to INCREASE AWARENESS and FOCUS. And make absolutely certain that you do NOT make the same mistake a third time. Clearly there is something wrong with your execution or decision making….

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Improving and Maintaining FOCUS for Day Traders

  This is not for those who trade longer timeframes. If you trade the 15 minute chart or higher then you should NOT be aiming for constant screen watching all day. Set alarms to monitor price on completion of each trading timeframe candle. And price alerts to bring your attention back to the charts at…

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Background Music for Focus

Over the years I've traded with various different forms of background music or noise, with the aim of finding that right combination that allows me to work with a positive and confident attitude and laser-like focus. Not surprisingly, I guess, what works best tends to vary from time to time with my prevailing mood. I've…

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Sometimes you need TIME-OUT

  No… not the naughty chair. This is not a punishment. Sometimes you just need to separate yourself from the screen. Get away from the computer. Get some fresh air. Relax and refresh the mind and come back to start again. Like a reboot for the trader!