When you exercise and your heart rate increases, your brain thinks you are going through some sort of stress and it enters fight or flight mode. This causes you to release a protein called Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF). BDNF is important as it works almost like a fertiliser for your brain. It helps your brain to create new connections, repair damaged cells and protect existing cells.
The difference between just learning a skill and becoming a master at it is the process of deliberate practice. We need to be breaking down the skill of trading into its individual parts and working to improve each of those in a deep, systematic manner.
This article is going to give you an overview of some steps you can go through to take a more realistic approach with your trading and your money.We need to go through the process of looking at your current financial situation, how you want it to be in the future and how you’re going to get there.
If you want an edge in the markets, start by looking at yourself. Meditation is a simple activity that can have an exponential impact on performance.
What's your motivation for doing what you are doing? A lot of us would answer that our primary motivation is to earn money. However, this isn't always a good motivator if you want to achieve success in something like trading and investing.
If there's one word that represents so much of what we do in trading, whether that's while you're learning or as an experienced trader, it's 'patience'.
Having strong self-discipline is essential for long term success in trading (and other aspects of life). In this article we cover 5 practical tips to start improving your discipline right now.
Finding the best time of day for trading is very important. This article shows how making the wrong decision can impact your performance by as much as 20%.
We all know trading stress can affect your performance. However, stress can also cause long term physiological issues. Find out how you're being affected.