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Old 07-05-2011, 04:50 AM   #17

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Sometimes forex cause me a lot of stress.
Noticed that manual trades cause me more stress than the zulutrade' s signals I receive as well, propably because I am the only responsible for these trades and not my signal providers. I have thought that mobile forex could help me stay relaxed as makes it possible for me to check the account everywhere and anytime. So I bought an ipad but now I am thinking of the trades all the time.
The thing is that my yoga lessons has stopped for the summer time so I really have no way to relax.
Could forex be unhealthy?
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Sometimes forex cause me a lot of stress.
Noticed that manual trades cause me more stress than the zulutrade' s signals I receive as well, propably because I am the only responsible for these trades and not my signal providers. I have thought that mobile forex could help me stay relaxed as makes it possible for me to check the account everywhere and anytime. So I bought an ipad but now I am thinking of the trades all the time.
The thing is that my yoga lessons has stopped for the summer time so I really have no way to relax.
Could forex be unhealthy?
forex is so stressy,that you can feel the sensation to have the head fuse with a consequence of nervous stress.that can transform in ossidative stress.i made fitness but never with almost 30 minutes of pilates that put the body and mind in a good equilibrium,after you stay better with the healt and the body.is good for a traders because help the posture and gift a graceful carriage many useful for who work many hour with the monitor.
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forex is so stressy,that you can feel the sensation to have the head fuse with a consequence of nervous stress.that can transform in ossidative stress.i made fitness but never with almost 30 minutes of pilates that put the body and mind in a good equilibrium,after you stay better with the healt and the body.is good for a traders because help the posture and gift a graceful carriage many useful for who work many hour with the monitor.
Hmm. Do you think it is better to accept trading as a stressful type of activity, have an awareness of it and then de-stress later, or is it better to strive towards a mellow stress-free state while trading? Is there a simple answer or is it something which depends on the individual?
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I think every person is different and will feel and handle stress in their own way. But stress can be controlled and managed to a level where you can be as cool as a cucumber in the heat of the moment.

Yoga is helping I think, breathing deeply into the area where my muscles feels tightening up due to a stressful situation is good as I feel that part relaxing. Once I'm calm, charts do look clearer. Not sure if it's wishful thinking but I guess no harm in believing it's working. Need more time before all the work comes naturally.
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Hmm. Do you think it is better to accept trading as a stressful type of activity, have an awareness of it and then de-stress later, or is it better to strive towards a mellow stress-free state while trading? Is there a simple answer or is it something which depends on the individual?

trading and especially forex for me is stressy activity,but all depend to the life style of an individual.if you make a job like trading (but isn't the only stressy job),tha put you in a ever stress condition,because your brain needed to stay ever alert especially if you made scalping.make a sport like yoga or pilates ,i mentioned pilates because his inventor PILATES studied oriental discipline like yoga in orient,and in alternative to yoga you can make pilates without problem,especially if you couple this discipline with a bit of meditation,you can help your body and especially your mind to get a good equilibrium psycho.phisic.you can start after your daily work session,or before.the important is that become part of you and only when your body and your soul needed in natural way the necessity,you can say that is your lifestile,because you feel that cannot live without it.the ossidative stress is a very important topic ,many doctors studied the dangerous effect on the human being.this stress come when the radical-free take the upper hand on us.we must avoid all the wrong comportament that increase.it.this is for me a good lifestyle that can help to lessen the stress of forex,or better help you to trade without stress.
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....mellow stress-free state while trading? Is there a simple answer or is it something which depends on the individual?
Think it is individual.Let's look why trading can freak out traders.
As it is all between ears,good old brain can kick in with believes,emotions,over sized ego...
Those things are having influence on trading results thus if not in check they will lead to loses.
And there you have a stressful situation,which can lead to greater mental struggle,which can lead to even more loses.
So it's like cursed action-reaction circle.
Let's face it,if someone is trading tested and trusted strategy,is profitable during course of couple of years,there is no reason to be stressed out because of trading.

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Anyone do yoga regularly?
For last 2.5 years i am doing form of yoga and it helped me drastically in general when it comes to mental side of trading.And as i am firm believer that trading is 90% psychology i also believe that any form of improving your self on mental side can and will help with trading
Beside yoga i am doing Ving Tsun Kuen Kung Fu,which is not just about mindless fighting.Philosophy of VTK Kung Fu can be applied in everyday life,ideas are simple and powerful same as fighting part of VTK.
This martial art is also something that i love and it have helped me a lot.

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VTK perhaps to truly harness the power of at ease thought(not necessarily relaxed as such), it is better to pursue both a competent strategy avoiding the stress in the first place AND de-stress afterwards regardless. After all, if we are less stressed in the first place, it takes less to come down from any emotional state does it not? This way it's harder for stress to build up over time and there will be less intense ups and downs in your emotions. Most trading battles however, are won and lost not in front of the screen but in preparation for the task ahead. So being consistent in emotion all the time allows you to be level headed in your thinking of the market pre-trading too.
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VTK perhaps to truly harness the power of at ease thought(not necessarily relaxed as such), it is better to pursue both a competent strategy avoiding the stress in the first place AND de-stress afterwards regardless....
Yes...it's like being in balance,walking the golden path of the middle..
In a way that if one is spending lots of time in front of screen than it would be good idea to do some mind/body recreation in order to "cancel" "extreme behavior" of sitting too much in front of screen thus getting her/him self back in balance.
Maybe not the best example of mine thought but i think we are on same page...
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