We’ve been targeting detachment.
As in, being in the markets and simultaneously unperturbed.
We’ve said it’s very possible and within our reach.
How do we know we’re there?
You’ve felt market-forces, right? Of course. If you’re in a market, you feel it’s force.
You’ve detached when this force doesn’t bog you down. It’s as simple as that.
Or is it?
Many spend their lives in the markets and fail to even define the existence of market-forces, let alone deal with them.
You are different.
You’ll not only deal with these forces, but you’ll control their effect on yourself too.
Yes, you’ll have to call the shots. It’s you, or the market takes over.
First-up, you are only letting in very little. Yes, you are only connecting to the market upon market action. Period.
No market action? No connection. You are now doing other stuff, till there is new market action. Your mind is also thinking other stuff, not market-stuff. For body and mind to remain aloof, quantum of money involved in the market needs to be below a threshold. It needs to be at chip-change level enough to not make you think twice about what’s going to happen to you, if you were to lose this money. Nothing’s going to happen to you. The potential loss would be so minuscule, that it won’t move even a whisker of yours. Be at that level, and not thinking about the markets at will is going to be a breeze.
Of course you’ll ask how you’re supposed to tame a beast if most of the time you’re disconnected to it.
You see, that’s the whole thing.
You don’t let the beast get to you.
You get to it.
What is requirement?
Doing analysis, you’re connected to your analysis. You’re in your Zone. You’re relaxed. There’s no live-feed (mostly). You’re analyzing end of the day data. There’s no tension. The past is sprawled before you. You conjure up strategies for the future. It’s fun.
Connection comes when you go live. That’s when the market hits you with its full force.
You let the force bounce off you, do your work, and then switch off the live-feed.
Zak Zak Zak, to borrow a phrase for swiftness from Germany.
How so fast?
You’ve planned your market action before going live. Once you go live, you can’t avoid seeing stuff you don’t want to. However, you focus on the correct clicks and logout upon job done. Then you forget what you didn’t want to see.
The main indices remain with you. It’s hard to forget them. It’s ok. There will be remnant force. You’ll learn to carry it without being affected by it. Start by resisting the urge to look up the index level at a random time of the day. Save it for live connection.
At times, you’ll need live connection for analysis. That’s that. Deal with it.
Once you’re done with the market for the day, … , are you done? Or do you get back to it despite being done?
If you do, you’ve not detached.
If you don’t, well congratulations, you have. Now you can go about enjoying your non-market life too!…….