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How To Gain The Forex Traders Winning Mental Edge - Create The Self-Talk Of Winners

Success in forex trading is largely influenced by how you control your thoughts and what you think while under pressure.  It’s about controlling that little voice inside your head, the self-talk, when you have everything to lose and everything to gain.

The great news is that not every forex trading lesson needs to be learnt while we’re fixed to a desk.  Learn how you can get out of the office and develop your mental skills as a forex trader.

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Playing competitive sport, even at social grades, can help develop our winning mindset.  We can enhance our trading skills by honing our winner’s mental edge.

I’m a tennis player who plays competitive tennis singles where it’s just me against my opponent.  Being a strongly competitive person at heart, I’m there to win >>> Read the full story http://www.traderplanet.com/articles/view/164606-develop-winning-trading-mentality-through-sports/

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  1. robert nix says:

    Hi Rach: Fall is coming to little ol’ Canada.Can hockey be far behind ? i guess winter is over where you live !

    I think you’re saying it’s best to stick to your own game and make your plays in tennis or in trading and let the result happen. Bobby Jones ,my favorite golfer said he did better when he concentrated on shooting par instead of worrying about his opponent.For me,accepting my limitations on the course leads to better scores and similarly in the ‘pits’ .

    • Hi Robert

      Thank you for sharing your thoughts. We can learn a lot and improve how we control our minds and actions in competitive sport while under pressure to win.

      I see you’re a keen golfer. Sport is a fun way to improve your trading mentality.

      Cheers Rachel

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