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@  gelsas : (17 August 2017 - 09:28 PM) i am gonna go sleep now, see ya
@  gelsas : (17 August 2017 - 09:27 PM) oky good appetite
@  gelsas : (17 August 2017 - 09:27 PM) Haha
@  Lootanery : (17 August 2017 - 09:27 PM) However, im getting my delious hot breakfast - see y later
@  Lootanery : (17 August 2017 - 09:25 PM) salame might be a bit rough for that
@  Lootanery : (17 August 2017 - 09:25 PM) indeed - but wouldnt recommend the drug smuggler way of smuggleing heroin or cocain inside the body
@  gelsas : (17 August 2017 - 09:25 PM) Yeah lol
@  gelsas : (17 August 2017 - 09:24 PM) but we find a way :D !
@  Lootanery : (17 August 2017 - 09:24 PM) when u took a walk over one of the street markets seeing meat laying in the sun the entire day lol
@  gelsas : (17 August 2017 - 09:24 PM) well i admit my plan to get you some good salame soll has its holes/Problems
@  Lootanery : (17 August 2017 - 09:24 PM) But might be no problem, because i dont feel like, they rly care about meat quality and its origin
@  Lootanery : (17 August 2017 - 09:23 PM) But not sure you are allowed to import that by flight :D
@  gelsas : (17 August 2017 - 09:22 PM) Yeah probably lol
@  gelsas : (17 August 2017 - 09:22 PM) Ofcourse i would bring it via emirates where I got max storage allowance (kg wise)
@  Lootanery : (17 August 2017 - 09:22 PM) Well, they probably assume you smuggle drug inside the salame i believe lol
@  Lootanery : (17 August 2017 - 09:21 PM) yea kind of - because the varity of warm dishes becomes less if you eat that stuff all day
@  gelsas : (17 August 2017 - 09:21 PM) but I will need to find a good way/explanation why I have 32 kg of salame with me haha
@  gelsas : (17 August 2017 - 09:20 PM) Haha alright I keep that in mind
@  Lootanery : (17 August 2017 - 09:20 PM) bag*
@  gelsas : (17 August 2017 - 09:20 PM) I like the western way, 1 or max (rarely) twice a day something warm

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Trade or not to trade when you are totally devastated?


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#1 mr.march

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Posted 28 December 2016 - 06:21 AM

Hi guys,

 

Today I feel like a total wreck. When yesterday I turned on the TV and saw the news about Carrie Fisher's death, I found myself as shocked as I have ever been for the last couple of months. No, my life is not that perfect that nothing bad ever happens to me, cause shit happens to me, you know, but somehow it does not touch me much.

 

This is why it is so unusual to me that a single death of the woman that I have never really known can shake me so much. I was doing to keep trading yesterday and today, but somehow it seems impossible still. A lot of my pals say that they share that feeling, cause I guess she was the very first crush for every boy of my age.

 

I don't do therapy, so here I am, among other traders, who have dealt with different situations in their lifes and I want to ask, what do you do when you don't feel like trading suddenly? Should I push myself and convince that it will come back once I started? Or maybe it is better to wait and get over it, cause I can lose in an eye blink and do not give a damn about it?

 

Thanks

 

 

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#2 singu

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Posted 28 December 2016 - 06:32 AM

Sorry you feel bad. This year has been really crazy.

 

My advice is...don't trade. Give yourself some time for those feelings to settle.


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Posted 28 December 2016 - 06:35 AM

That is a very honest post and congrats for that.  I would say wait a bit until you are in a better mental position, or use a demo account.  Because you will blame all your losses on your mental state.  Stay away from live trading for the moment would be my recommendation. 


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Posted 28 December 2016 - 06:47 AM

Trading is business, non-emotional in general so if I was you I would not let anything to affect it. It is good to have a break once in a while.


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#5 BrianC

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Posted 29 December 2016 - 03:20 AM

Take a day or two off, do something nice for yourself. Trading is work, many people don't go to work when they are mourning, if they can avoid it.



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Posted 30 December 2016 - 08:59 AM

Trade from next year. Enjoy the new years eve a bit. Thats my suggestion.

 

Why do you trade anyways? So that you can enjoy life. So take this as the enjoyment part.


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#7 mr.march

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Posted 10 January 2017 - 11:32 AM

Guys, I am back on the trading path. Thank you for your advice! It really helped me so much!



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Posted 10 January 2017 - 11:36 AM

Keep your trading on solid rails, wish you the best :)


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Posted 09 April 2017 - 09:37 AM

i chose not to trade because when you're devastated or even tired you can make a mistake that will cost you a lot of money… 


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