Am I too serious or too flippant. Am I too optimistic or a pessimist; too chatty or too quiet; too wise or too foolish? Full of myself or full of BS, which I believe is the same thing. Either way, I've been called all of it and more which brings me to this point. No matter who you are and where you are on the trading grid, to thyne own self be true.
If you are happy with dancing through your trades or think that it's best to keep a straight and narrow approach, what works for you is what you should be. Yet we all need reminders from time to time to take a wider view of life because no matter how much experience you may have, this work will take its toll on your health as easily as your wealth.
So change it up, move about, do your trading, notes and charts in a different environment; with the internet accessible from so many areas, it's not hard to do. Enjoy your daily life and you will enjoy your work better. You will notice in time that your trading will improve with your new outlook on life. Then add a little more spice with exercise and your body will thank you for it, and you will thank yourself for the added energy you'll receive in return. Exercise is good for trading because of the added oxygen to the brain. It improves your memory, your acuity, your agility which in turn will allow you to better react to any situation, be it physical or mental.
So rather than sitting at your desk all day trading, take breaks and do something physical regularly by the hour or take off for a couple of hours and do a sport you enjoy. Alternatively, if you want to get the money and get your exercise same time, I'm known for dancing at, near or on my desk ;)
Happy Trading, Living and Dancing
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