Reactions to Stress in Trading

Tell me if this trading situation below has happened to you before.

You’ve just had your largest loss ever (or big one), and you are feeling incredibly risk averse, almost to the point where nothing looks good to trade. With each new setup that comes, you find yourself still recalling that big loss and hesitate, or fail to pull the trigger.

This common experience amongst traders has a biological root, and most often creates a negative psychological effect on you. These biological and psychological causes can have a tremendous impact on your trading mindset, perhaps writing the future history for your trading career. The good thing is, your brain and trading future can be changed.

Biological Reactions to

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