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Do you ever ‘force’ motivation on yourself?


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I find it difficult to get back into trading after an extended break. 

Does anyone else? 

Does anyone have any methods for getting interested again? 

I feel like I want to but I guess I’m just a bit demotivated and deflated (other things in life ehy). 

Many suggestions appreciated. 

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yes @PandaFace, a common problem, the best solution is to chop down position size, chop down time frames, look for market direction, look for entry points and go for short sharp bracket order trades (entry, stop loss, and limit all in one) with the limit being within easy reach.

Lots of little trades with a good success rate gets you back in the swing and also gives the market time to sort itself out after the interruption. After a week or two of this both you and the market will be more in tune and you will have had time to get a better overall understanding of the current state of play on the higher time frames.

 

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