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What is is a website created by Yvan Byeajee that helps individuals develop the mindset required to become patient, fluid, and consistent traders. If you look out into the stock trading space, you’ll find a ton of gurus promoting their “foolproof” systems and strategies, but virtually none of them are willing to cover the most important aspect of trading – psychology. Without stability of mind, even the best systems and strategies will crumble. But if one learns to master the inner game of trading, the potential rewards can be substantial both financially and emotionally.

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As humans, we can’t avoid our own thoughts and emotions. But acting impulsively on those thoughts and emotions is exactly what causes our inconsistency in the markets. We enter positions too late, exit too early, fail to cut losses at the proper time – the list goes on and on. Feelings of fear and greed seem to have complete control over us, ultimately causing destructive patterns of behavior that leave our accounts in shambles. But what we fail to realize is that it’s possible to bring awareness to these negative behaviors, counteract them, and make our trading operations rather enjoyable and effortless. By following Yvan Byeajee at Trading Composure, you will learn to deepen self-understanding, liberate your mind, and gain confidence in your approach.

Who is Yvan Byeajee and What is His Story?

Yvan Byeajee started trading part-time in 2006 and eventually went full-time in 2009, but those beginning years were far from lucrative. In fact, a handful of years were spent consistently losing and nearly blowing up a rather large $100,000 account. Left with a broken mindset filled with anxiety and doubt, he was provided with the opportunity to go on a meditation retreat. With no other option but to face his own detrimental thought patterns and insecurities, he experienced a complete paradigm shift on that trip. Ultimately, he was able to eradicate his deep mental complexes, develop self-mastery, and bring an entirely new mindset to the markets. One that preserves emotional capital, boosts consistency, and breeds profitability.

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It’s safe to say that this 2-month long meditation retreat was a pivotal moment in Yvan’s life. He came to realize that his success in the markets (or lack of success up until that point) had everything to do with his mindset. Most people who attempt to trade for a living fail for this exact reason. They completely ignore the psychological aspect of trading and how much it can negatively impact trading results when neglected. Everyone thinks they can find some magic trading system that wins all the time, but that’s simply impossible. Losses are an unavoidable aspect of trading. The key is to find a high-probability strategy, implement that strategy with as little trading errors as possible, and generate consistent results over time. It’s a common misconception that the best traders are always right. Overall, it’s not about being right, it’s about trading right (following your system and rules associated with it without errors).

Yvan Byeajee’s Top 2 Training Courses to Help Master Your Mind and Boost Trading Profits:

Trading Composure School The Trading Psychology Mastery CourseCourse #1: Trading Psychology Mastery Course [View Course Content]

This course is a two-week practical trading psychology course that digs into topics concerning stability of mind, concentration, and non-attachment, among others. This is where success in the markets all comes together. It’s not about some indicator or particular pattern – it’s about being in control of your own mind. It delves into concepts surrounding mental conditioning and how you can subdue your need for always being right, detach your self-worth from trade outcomes, and remain even-tempered in your trading operations.

Unfortunately, less than 10% of traders find consistent, long-term success in the markets. But why is that the case? What is that small percentage of traders doing who are actually finding consistent success? It has to be something more than simply being smart because I’ve seen a lot of intelligent individuals fail at trading. This leads me to believe that it comes down to mindset. Very few individuals who jump into the markets have cultivated the critical practice of introspection and self-understanding. As a result, they bring with them their backpacks of insecurities and inconsistencies, which negatively carries over into their trading results.

Trading Composure School Trading For a LivingCourse #2: Trading For a Living [View Course Content]

This course explores the possibilities of trading for a living, traveling the world, and working far less than the typical 40 hours per week. This is based on Yvan’s personal experiences trading, traveling, and creating the Trading Composure blog. Within it, he shares his business template, tips for traveling, and even the exact strategy he implements in one of his accounts that has a 70% win rate called The Rainmaker.

Many times, trading can be an extremely self-centered movement. But Yvan gets satisfaction out of sharing his knowledge and experience through his blog posts, books, and courses. Overall, Yvan has been able to cultivate a peaceful life for himself with a clear understanding of his own thoughts and emotions. This mindset has allowed him to exponentially boost his personal freedom, quality of life, and physical & mental health. Everything he does both in trading and business focuses on the preservation of emotional capital, and he can teach you to do the same.

Yvan’s #1 Secret to Trading Success → Daily Mindfulness Meditation

As stated previously, less than 10% of traders find consistent success in the markets. So you have to wonder, why is this the case? Why is the success rate so low? How come a certain strategy can work for one trader, but not for another? The answers to these questions all boil down to mindset. The successful traders understand the importance of good habits, practice discipline, and have mental clarity. Each trading moment, they’re completely focused on the flawless execution of their system. There will always be distractions, but they have the mental strength and resilience to quickly re-focus their thoughts. The struggling traders, however, don’t understand good habits and discipline. They think that they can get away with their bad habits and cheat cause-and-effect. But in the end, their haphazard approach produces inconsistent results. They are prisoners to their own impulses and destructive patterns of behavior.

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The good news is that all is not lost for struggling traders. Every single one of them has the ability to increase self-understanding and eventually gain mastery over their own emotions. It’s not something we’re born with. It’s a learned skill. Sure, some traders may have a predisposition for being more methodical and disciplined in their approach, but generally speaking, humans are fallible. We all have to deal with various cognitive biases that cloud our judgement and lead to irrational decisions. And that’s where mindfulness meditation can help us take a step back, observe that we have these biases, and do our best to avoid letting these biases negatively impact our behaviors. Some people think that meditation is some sort of religious ritual or that it’s pointless, but that’s simply untrue. It’s brain exercise that anybody can do and has been proven to reduce stress, anxiety & depression, while increasing focus, resilience & emotional intelligence. Numerous studies over the years have shown the benefits of meditation to be extraordinary.

Learning to Calm Your “Monkey Mind” and Dismantle Compulsive Behaviors:

Tame Your Monkey MindThe monkey mind is a psychological analogy that compares the human mind to the actions of a monkey. Just like a monkey swings from branch-to-branch, our minds jump from thought-to-thought. In total, each individual has over 50,000 thoughts per day, many of which are filling our minds with fear and doubt. What will happen if I lose my job? Is my partner unhappy with our relationship? Will I ever be able to retire? These are the constant, exhausting thoughts that run through our minds all day. And without a proper hold on our own mind, it can be difficult to drown out the noise and focus on the present moment. Ultimately, failure to be aware of the monkey mind and have the ability to tame it results in suffering.

In order to avoid undue suffering, we have to be able to calmly and objectively listen to our monkey minds. When we learn to meditate, we learn to non-judgmentally observe, detach from our thoughts, and clearly understand why we’re feeling the way we feel. These moments of detachment bring peace to our otherwise busy minds, allowing us to better avoid thinking indecisively and acting impulsively. When you realize that most traders have never taken the time to develop and maintain stability of mind, it’s relatively easy to understand why so many traders fail. Inconsistent behavior leads to inconsistent results. Failing traders are overwhelmed, impulsive, and overreact. Successful traders are calm, patient, and concentrated.

Trading Composure Covers the Key Component Missing From Almost Every Other Trading Program:

I’ve personally used and reviewed many different stock trading programs and services over the years and not a single one of them has mentioned the importance of a consistent meditation practice or deeper-level understanding of our own minds. Sometimes they’ll vaguely touch on trader psychology and mindset, but nobody is providing the kind of actionable mindfulness education that Yvan Byeajee at Trading Composure is providing. Other stock trading programs are quick to provide alerts or indicators that subscribers can supposedly use to gain some sort of edge, but the real edge comes from within. Components like strategy and risk management are certainly important, there’s no denying that, but proper mindset is the glue that brings everything together.

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Overall, trading is extremely difficult because it’s counter-intuitive to human nature. Humans are built for survival and our thoughts allow us to quickly evaluate scenarios, judge outcomes, and react to threats. As a result, we tend to act impulsively and overreact for our own safety. But if we bring that same demeanor to the markets, things can go downhill in a hurry. That’s when we find ourselves jumping into positions without a proper plan, leaving profits on the table by exiting too soon, etc. In order to be successful as traders, we must learn to be calm, rational, and deliberate in our approach.  Most importantly, we must realize that the market won’t behave in accordance to our own personal needs and desires. We can’t control the market. The only thing we can control is the way we react to it. The sooner traders accept this fact, the sooner trading becomes an enjoyable, non-afflictive experience.

Are You Ready to Overcome the Mental Resistance That Stands in Your Way of Becoming a Consistently Profitable Trader?

Written By Matt Thomas (@MattThomasTP)

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Matt Thomas

Founder of, Creator of the Trading Success Framework Course & Trading Paradigm Skool Community, and Intraday Futures Trader Using Auction Market Theory & Profiling (Volume & Market Profile).


  • Anastazja says:

    This is a really important article for me as I consider trading as a “side hustle.”  Presently, most of our retirement income is in actively managed accounts.  Even with a defined tolerance risk, it sometimes is a strong not to suggest moving some of the funds when things are down.  I think this is exactly the psychology you are saying needs to be fixed to become a trader.  I have been nervous about my nerves when I think of getting into trading.  I am going to look at this course and see if my attitude can change enough for me to have some success at trading.  Thanks for causing me to think about the way I react.

  • JJ says:

    I have read books, and practised mindfulness in my eating and my daily activities. On reading this article I thought back on how mindfulness and meditation are all encompassing and can be applied to every plan and every action. Since all results are driven by, and related to a certain consciousness, then it should follow that mindfulness should also be applied to trading for best results.

  • Misael H says:

    You know, I was trying to find just a little more information on Trading Composure and I’m happy I stumbled across this review. Thank you so much for this.

  • Nuttanee says:

    It is proven that most traders/investors fail because of their mental strength. Investing or trading in general requires patience, strategy and also capital, they are the things that can impact our minds. That is why most traders fail. I like the TradingComposure training outline so far.

  • Riaz Shah says:

    I’ve always known that mindfulness is very important but never had a grasp on how I can get through to focus better. I really enjoyed the monkey mind analogy. Our minds certainly tend to wander, but focusing on one thing until we’ve fully secured it is much more efficient.

  • Parameter says:

    Trading is a skill that needs to be carefully acquired. I love Yvan Byeajee story. A story of commitment and dedication for him to have stayed in trading in 2006 when every thing was down and he is still in it in after 14 tears Shows he is an ideal person to learn from. Thank you for this insight

    • Matt Thomas says:

      You’re exactly right. Most people assume trading is nothing but gambling or luck, but it’s a carefully acquired skill for those traders who end up consistently profitable. Those who treat it like gambling and come in with a gambler’s mindset just don’t last very long. Longevity in trading is extremely difficult to achieve, especially when the most important aspect of it is ignored – mindset. Most beginners have the completely wrong idea about how to achieve success in the markets. Little do they know achieving that success requires a major shift in the way that they think.

      After losing a lot of money, which is unfortunately the case with a lot of traders in the beginning of their journeys, Yvan finally made the realization that if he wanted to ultimately be successful with trading, he had to cultivate a higher degree of mindfulness – meaning less emotional trading and irrational decisions. He flipped the script and now his trading is rational, fluid, and for the most part a pain-free process. Traders can learn so much from his experiences and the trading methodologies he’s developed from those experiences.

  • Maureen says:

    Having been in contact with your Trading Composure reviews and checking out Yvan’s courses, it helps me to be a patient, fluid and consistent trader.

  • Sophie says:

    Hello there, thanks a lot for sharing this information here with us. I must say I really did enjoy going through this review as it contains valuable informations one needs to be aware of. I have been looking at going into trading and its really amazing to see that I’m getting schooled for free here. I feel mindfulness in trading is something I should get involved with and I am happy I came across this.

  • Fay says:

    Hello, I’m really happy I came across this information. I’ve been trading for a while now and I think what affects most young persons in trading is not knowing the importance of mindfulness in trading. This information would certainly put them in a better direction and would help them in their trading journey.

  • DarmiMaddie says:

    They always say that it is better to know when to take trades and when not to because having a money management is the sole way to ensure proper career out of trading. What you have actually shared here has showed me another very vital point which is the need to always have mindfulness. Always ensuring we keep our mind in check before getting into trades.

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