A little stress is a good thing for performing. Beyond that, stress responses to Uncertainty kill the capacity to stay calm, patient, and disciplined in trading. In fact, the stress becomes anxiety (worry about the future) and the mind begins to either avoid or attack the perceived threat. This is where traders constantly get stuck in their trade decision under the pressure of stress. Until the trader learns how to master his or her stress response to the uncertainty of putting capital at risk in a probability based environment, all the knowledge they have of trading is not available to them when they most need it during trading. Come and learn how to master the monsters that sabotage your potential in trading.
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