Experience with hypnotherapy? - Psychology and Money Management | futures io social day trading
futures io futures trading


Experience with hypnotherapy?
Updated: Views / Replies:21,490 / 117
Created: by Gary Attachments:6

Welcome to futures io.

(If you already have an account, login at the top of the page)

futures io is the largest futures trading community on the planet, with over 90,000 members. At futures io, our goal has always been and always will be to create a friendly, positive, forward-thinking community where members can openly share and discuss everything the world of trading has to offer. The community is one of the friendliest you will find on any subject, with members going out of their way to help others. Some of the primary differences between futures io and other trading sites revolve around the standards of our community. Those standards include a code of conduct for our members, as well as extremely high standards that govern which partners we do business with, and which products or services we recommend to our members.

At futures io, our focus is on quality education. No hype, gimmicks, or secret sauce. The truth is: trading is hard. To succeed, you need to surround yourself with the right support system, educational content, and trading mentors Ė all of which you can find on futures io, utilizing our social trading environment.

With futures io, you can find honest trading reviews on brokers, trading rooms, indicator packages, trading strategies, and much more. Our trading review process is highly moderated to ensure that only genuine users are allowed, so you donít need to worry about fake reviews.

We are fundamentally different than most other trading sites:
  • We are here to help. Just let us know what you need.
  • We work extremely hard to keep things positive in our community.
  • We do not tolerate rude behavior, trolling, or vendors advertising in posts.
  • We firmly believe in and encourage sharing. The holy grail is within you, we can help you find it.
  • We expect our members to participate and become a part of the community. Help yourself by helping others.

You'll need to register in order to view the content of the threads and start contributing to our community.  It's free and simple.

-- Big Mike, Site Administrator

Reply
 6  
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 

Experience with hypnotherapy?

  #1 (permalink)
CL Assassin
Near Dallas, Texas, US
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NinjaTrader
Broker/Data: ZenFire
Favorite Futures: CL
 
Gary's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,070 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 504 given, 2,230 received

Experience with hypnotherapy?

I plan on visiting a local clinical hypnotherapist and wanted to see what experience others had with a hypnotherapist. Have any information to share good or bad? Trading related or otherwise?

Thanks,
Gary

Reply With Quote
 
  #2 (permalink)
Quick Summary
Quick Summary Post

Quick Summary is created and edited by users like you... Add FAQ's, Links and other Relevant Information by clicking the edit button in the lower right hand corner of this message.

 
  #3 (permalink)
Membership Revoked
United States of America
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NT
 
Posts: 1,149 since Aug 2009
Thanks: 262 given, 471 received


Why are you doing this?

Reply With Quote
The following user says Thank You to Zoethecus for this post:
 
  #4 (permalink)
Site Administrator
Manta, Ecuador
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: My own custom solution
Favorite Futures: E-mini ES S&P 500
 
Big Mike's Avatar
 
Posts: 46,240 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 29,353 given, 83,234 received


Zoethecus View Post
Why are you doing this?

Going to take a wild guess and say he wants to improve his trading and has identified some psychological issues he believes might benefit from it.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

Reply With Quote
 
  #5 (permalink)
Membership Revoked
United States of America
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NT
 
Posts: 1,149 since Aug 2009
Thanks: 262 given, 471 received


Big Mike View Post
Going to take a wild guess and say he wants to improve his trading and has identified some psychological issues he believes might benefit from it.

Mike

Perhaps you're correct. Let's see what he says.

Reply With Quote
 
  #6 (permalink)
Elite Member
Frankfurt
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader
Favorite Futures: FGBL 6E B4
 
max-td's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,754 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 2,309 given, 917 received

hi G!

you gotta try it out!
such things can work very good - but not every person is reacting to it somehow.
also it must be the right client / therapist - combination.

its like in trading : one special technique work great for you and another guy isnt able to make 5 bucks with it.

its worth a try, maybe with more than 1 therapist if the first doesnt work somehow.

-

max-td
Reply With Quote
 
  #7 (permalink)
CL Assassin
Near Dallas, Texas, US
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NinjaTrader
Broker/Data: ZenFire
Favorite Futures: CL
 
Gary's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,070 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 504 given, 2,230 received


Zoethecus View Post
Why are you doing this?

Zoe,

A number of reasons, both trading related and non trading related.

Explore possibilities like fear of success, self sabotage, etc.

Also, looking for more tools to help keep a relaxed, clear mind AKA getting in "the zone".

Possibly to help discover other things which may be subconsciously holding me back.

I am currently reading "Evolve Your Brain" and it has me thinking of a number of ideas/thoughts on this type of stuff.

Gary

Reply With Quote
The following 7 users say Thank You to Gary for this post:
 
  #8 (permalink)
 R.I.P. 1960-2010 
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NinjaTrader7
Broker/Data: Mirus RCG/Zen-Fire
Favorite Futures: CL & 6e, looking at ES, ZB and AU again.
 
ZTR's Avatar
 
Posts: 2,099 since Nov 2009
Thanks: 1,104 given, 1,390 received

I say read The Secret, it is not magic, it just forces your subcontious to always to be looking to satisify your goals.

R.I.P. Andy Zektzer (ZTR), 1960-2010.
Please visit this thread for more information.
Reply With Quote
 
  #9 (permalink)
Site Administrator
Manta, Ecuador
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: My own custom solution
Favorite Futures: E-mini ES S&P 500
 
Big Mike's Avatar
 
Posts: 46,240 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 29,353 given, 83,234 received

It's funny how different people react to this suggestion.

Even one year ago I would probably react negatively. But now I've learned so much more about how the brain works, and the psychological impact it has on our everyday lives, in particular of course trading.

So knowing what I know now, I am actually very interested in hearing what people have to say on this -- people that have made the effort and have got this far in their journey to realize they could benefit from this type of assistance.

I agree with what Max said, it takes the right person to be in the right state of mind, or in the right part of their journey, to even be able to try this. Then, it also takes the right therapist on the other end (a competent one, good at their job), but I think it could be an extremely useful combination. So I am looking forward to this thread, am hoping several have tried this.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

Reply With Quote
The following 2 users say Thank You to Big Mike for this post:
 
  #10 (permalink)
CL Assassin
Near Dallas, Texas, US
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NinjaTrader
Broker/Data: ZenFire
Favorite Futures: CL
 
Gary's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,070 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 504 given, 2,230 received


I also want to add I strongly believe in the power of the subconscious mind and how for example, things can affect us for years and years, and we aren't consciously aware of them. These can be both positive and negative. I am sure many of you can see things happen in your trading career which have you asking yourself, why did I do that? Were you able to confidently determine the answer to that question? Then, why did you do it again, and again, and again?

I have watched a number of interesting videos on people speaking about self-sabotage, and how some believe it is a self-protection mechanism to help you rid yourself of stress, by returning to you the place you were more comfortable. This could be for people who are consistently making money or not. One gave an example of a person losing money by not following their rules, yet, they do it over and over. Why? They are under stress as most traders are in the beginning, and their brain is looking for a way to end that stressful situation. How? By losing all of their money so they can no longer trade. Interesting perspective and just one example of self-sabotage. You could also see this with people who win the lottery. They are unable to handle it, and self sabotage their way back to the same financial condition they were before they won.

Are you able to trade all day/every day without anxiety? If yes, then you are a step ahead of me in this sense.

I am going to approach the hypnotherapy session with an open mind, and a belief I will gain something the session. How much and how soon? I don't know the answer to that, but believe it has great potential.

Gary

Reply With Quote
The following 8 users say Thank You to Gary for this post:

Reply



futures io > > > Experience with hypnotherapy?

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



Upcoming Webinars and Events (4:30PM ET unless noted)

Jigsaw Trading: TBA

Elite only

FuturesTrader71: TBA

Elite only

NinjaTrader: TBA

Jan 18

RandBots: TBA

Jan 23

GFF Brokers & CME Group: Futures & Bitcoin

Elite only

Adam Grimes: TBA

Elite only

Ran Aroussi: TBA

Elite only
     

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Experience with Velocity Futures? Gary Reviews of Brokers and Data Feeds 303 October 26th, 2013 06:57 PM
Average age and experience jlancaster Traders Hideout 2 March 25th, 2011 09:20 PM
Any experience with sensobeat.com for US stocks ms52 Trading Reviews and Vendors 0 March 3rd, 2011 01:28 PM
The Apple product experience Big Mike Jokes 2 February 28th, 2011 02:02 AM
Experience points Big Mike Feedback and Announcements 0 October 17th, 2009 08:58 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:33 AM.

Copyright © 2017 by futures io, s.a., Av Ricardo J. Alfaro, Century Tower, Panama, +507 833-9432, info@futures.io
All information is for educational use only and is not investment advice.
There is a substantial risk of loss in trading commodity futures, stocks, options and foreign exchange products. Past performance is not indicative of future results.
no new posts
Page generated 2017-12-16 in 0.14 seconds with 38 queries on phoenix via your IP 23.22.136.56