I used a similar method to improve my trading. I didnít look at profit or loss, I concentrated on whether I had followed my plan to the letter or not. My thinking was that it was the only way I could determine if my problem was the system or the trader.
I stared out rationalizing all the reasons that I might not follow the plan but eventually got to the point where there were 2 choices; yes or no. Either I had followed the plan or I didnít.
If I didnít follow the plan it was a lack of discipline. It was that simple, regardless of the outcome of the trade, whether I made money of not, it showed I didnít have the discipline to follow my own plan. I could come up with great excuses for why I acted like I did, mostly Fear and Greed, but the simple fact was I didnít follow the plan.
In my case the problem was the trader. When I followed my strategy to the letter I made money. Having the discipline to follow the plan was the only way I could have determined that.
Good luck in your journey, you are on the right track.
It is hard to find the Truth when you start your search with a preconceived notion of what the Truth will be.
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A friend told me that trading is "mind-expanding stuff" and that my memory and concentration would improve over a year or two. Nine months in and I do feel more clear headed, the income helps a lot also.
So my goal is to not develop early-onset dementia?