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Finding flow in trading and in life

Have you ever been so completely engrossed in an activity that you become lost in it? Maybe you had no sense of time and hours seemed like minutes—you forgot what you were doing, and even the normal, scattered wandering of your mind stopped and you were completely...

Maintaining motivation

It’s that time of the year again: resolutions are made, gym memberships bought, diet plans laid out, major projects are started—the whole time, everyone knowing that all these plans are doomed for failure. Why do we fail so consistently on these New Year’s resolutions...

You are what you read: try an information diet

A developing trader said something to me a few weeks ago that has stuck in my mind: he said that he has to be careful what websites he reads because negativity can be dangerous; when you live in a constant state of fear, it colors everything you see. Be careful: you...

Five steps to being fully present in the moment

What you think you see is not what you see. What you think is happening is not what is happening. Everything we experience is filtered through our inner dialog and inner experience. We can think of simple examples: three people watching a person on a subway train with...