Focus On What You Can Control - The Trading Mindset

I wanted to discuss a brief lesson today on a personal event that happened to me this week. I feel if you can learn to do this correctly, and avoid this pitfall, you will find your mindset and thoughts being more focused and executing better trades.

I was traveling for about 6 days internationally, but had a few hours and wanted to do some trading. My set and forget strategies were already running, but there were other opportunities coming, so wanted to take advantage of them.

I had a with trend trade setup, so put my order in and then kept watching the markets as there were a lot of good setups forming. After about 15 minutes, the trade got …

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