CHAPTER 1 Change: The Process and the Practice.
Lesson 1: Draw on Emotion to Become a Change Agent.
Lesson 2: Psychological Visibility and Your Relationship with Your Trading Coach.
Lesson 3: Make Friends with Your Weakness.
Lesson 4: Change Your Environment, Change Yourself.
Lesson 5: Transform Emotion by Trace-Formation.
Lesson 6: Find the Right Mirrors.
Lesson 7: Change Our Focus.
Lesson 8: Create Scripts for Life Change.
Lesson 9: How to Build Your Self-Confidence.
Lesson 10: Five Best Practices for Effecting and Sustaining Change.
CHAPTER 2 Stress and Distress: Creative Coping for Traders.
Lesson 11: Understanding Stress.
Lesson 12: Antidotes for Toxic Trading Assumptions.
Lesson 13: What Causes the Distress That Interferes with Trading Decisions?
Lesson 14: Keep a Psychological Journal.
Lesson 15: Pressing: When You Try Too Hard to Make Money.
Lesson 16: When You’re Ready to Hang It Up.
Lesson 17: What to Do When Fear Takes Over.
Lesson 18: Performance Anxiety: The Most Common Trading Problem.
Lesson 19: Square Pegs and Round Holes.
Lesson 20: Volatility of Markets and Volatility of Mood.
CHAPTER 3 Psychological Well-Being: Enhancing Trading Experience.
Lesson 21: The Importance of Feeling Good.
Lesson 22: Build Your Happiness.
Lesson 23: Get into the Zone.
Lesson 24: Trade with Energy.
Lesson 25: Intention and Greatness: Exercise the Brain through Play.
Lesson 26: Cultivate the Quiet Mind.
Lesson 27: Build Emotional Resilience.
Lesson 28: Integrity and Doing the Right Thing.
Lesson 29: Maximize Confidence and Stay with Your Trades.
Lesson 30: Coping—Turn Stress into Well-Being.
CHAPTER 4 Steps toward Self-Improvement: The Coaching Process.
Lesson 31: Self-Monitor by Keeping a Trading Journal.
Lesson 32: Recognize Your Patterns.
Lesson 33: Establish Costs and Benefits to Patterns.
Lesson 34: Set Effective Goals.
Lesson 35: Build on Your Best: Maintain a Solution Focus.
Lesson 36: Disrupt Old Problem Patterns.
Lesson 37: Build Your Consistency by Becoming Rule-Governed.
Lesson 38: Relapse and Repetition.
Lesson 39: Create a Safe Environment for Change.
Lesson 40: Use Imagery to Advance the Change Process.
CHAPTER 5 Breaking Old Patterns: Psychodynamic Frameworks for Self-Coaching.
Lesson 41: Psychodynamics: Escape the Gravity of Past Relationships.
Lesson 42: Crystallize Our Repetitive Patterns.
Lesson 43: Challenge Our Defenses.
Lesson 44: Once Again, with Feeling: Get Distance from Your Problem Patterns.
Lesson 45: Make the Most Out of Your Coaching Relationship.
Lesson 46: Find Positive Trading Relationships.
Lesson 47: Tolerate Discomfort.
Lesson 48: Master Transference.
Lesson 49: The Power of Discrepancy.
Lesson 50: Working Through.
CHAPTER 6 Remapping the Mind: Cognitive Approaches to Self-Coaching.
Lesson 51: Schemas of the Mind.
Lesson 52: Use Feeling to Understand Your Thinking.
Lesson 53: Learn from Your Worst Trades.
Lesson 54: Use a Journal to Restructure Our Thinking.
Lesson 55: Disrupt Negative Thought Patterns.
Lesson 56: Reframe Negative Thought Patterns.
Lesson 57: Use Intensive Guided Imagery to Change Thought Patterns.
Lesson 58: Challenge Negative Thought Patterns with the Cognitive Journal.
Lesson 59: Conduct Cognitive Experiments to Create Change.
Lesson 60: Build Positive Thinking.
CHAPTER 7 Learning New Action Patterns: Behavioral Approaches to Self-Coaching.
Lesson 61: Understand Your Contingencies.
Lesson 62: Identify Subtle Contingencies.
Lesson 63: Harness the Power of Social Learning.
Lesson 64: Shape Your Trading Behaviors.
Lesson 65: The Conditioning of Markets.
Lesson 66: The Power of Incompatibility.
Lesson 67: Build on Positive Associations.
Lesson 68: Exposure: A Powerful and Flexible Behavioral Method.
Lesson 69: Extend Exposure Work to Build Skills.
Lesson 70: A Behavioral Framework for Dealing with Worry.
CHAPTER 8 Coaching Your Trading Business.
Lesson 71: The Importance of Startup Capital.
Lesson 72: Plan Your Trading Business.
Lesson 73: Diversify Your Trading Business.
Lesson 74: Track Your Trading Results.
Lesson 75: Advanced Scorekeeping for Your Trading Business.
Lesson 76: Track the Correlations of Your Returns.
Lesson 77: Calibrate Your Risk and Reward.
Lesson 78: The Importance of Execution in Trading.
Lesson 79: Think in Themes—Generating Good Trading Ideas.
Lesson 80: Manage the Trade.
CHAPTER 9 Lessons from Trading Professionals: Resources and Perspectives on Self-Coaching.
Lesson 81: Leverage Core Competencies and Cultivate Creativity.
Lesson 82: I Alone Am Responsible.
Lesson 83: Cultivate Self-Awareness.
Lesson 84: Mentor Yourself for Success.
Lesson 85: Keep Detailed Records.
Lesson 86: Learn to Be Fallible.
Lesson 87: The Power of Research.
Lesson 88: Attitudes and Goals, the Building Blocks of Success.
Lesson 89: A View from the Trading Firms.
Lesson 90: Use Data to Improve Trading Performance.
CHAPTER 10 Looking for the Edge: Finding Historical Patterns in Markets.
Lesson 91: Use Historical Patterns in Trading.
Lesson 92: Frame Good Hypotheses with the Right Data.
Lesson 93: Excel Basics.
Lesson 94: Visualize Your Data.
Lesson 95: Create Your Independent and Dependent Variables.
Lesson 96: Conduct Your Historical Investigations.
Lesson 97: Code the Data.
Lesson 98: Examine Context.
Lesson 99: Filter Data.
Lesson 100: Make Use of Your Findings.
Lesson 101: Find Your Path.
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