Zen Kernels, Insights for Traders: Clear Lake

Zen Kernels, Insights for Traders: Clear Lake

sand dunes
shaped by wind
clear lake
–Terry Chitwood

Sand, dried-up trading ideas burnt by the sun, blows through traders’ minds every day. Tiny particles seep into trading ideas, causing them to become brittle and break. Then the wind comes whisking the fragments away. Traders’ minds go blank, conceptions turned to dust.

Creativity

Contrasted with dry sand, clear water refreshes traders’ minds, clearing cobwebs, preparing the seeds of new ideas for growth. Clear water flows through clear minds to rejuvenate creativity. Born in the clear lake, creativity generates fresh models for trading. Incorporate intuition into the mixture like a titanium thread tying creative conceptions together, making them stronger.

Flow

The clear lake dissolves incorrect conceptions, liquefying them, making way for fluid ideas. Only through fluidity of thought can traders realize their potential. Outmoded ideas are like dry sand shifting on traders’ whims, leading to losses and frustration. Only through seeing with clear sight can traders remain flexible, trading with the flow.

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