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Is trading your pathway to freedom or to slavery?

Let’s talk about our friend, the day trader. Now, picture this scenario. He wakes up one day and decides that he’s going to enter the world of trading. He’s heard all the success stories and he’s sure he’s got what it takes to win big. Exciting, right?

But here’s the thing about trading – it’s not as easy as it seems. Our day trader soon realizes that he’s not making as much money as he thought he would. In fact, he’s losing money left and right. And that’s when the emotions start to kick in.

Now, Carl Jung was a big believer in the power of external forces on our psyche. And in the case of our day trader, the external force is the market. The market is unpredictable and can change in the blink of an eye. It’s a force that our day trader can’t control, and that lack of control is what’s driving him mad.

Our day trader is now a slave to the market. He’s constantly checking his phone, watching the ticker, and making trades left and right. He’s addicted to the feeling of winning, but the losses are starting to take a toll on his mental health.

But here’s the thing – our day trader has a choice. He can either let the market control him, or he can take control of his own destiny. He can choose to be independent and not let the market dictate his emotions.

In the end, it’s all about balance. You can enjoy trading without becoming addicted to it. And with the right mindset, our day trader can become a master of his own fate. So, to all the day traders out there – remember to take a deep breath, step back, and gain control of your emotions. Because when it comes down to it, it’s not about winning or losing. It’s about the journey and the lessons you learn along the way.