Episode 197: On the Other Side of Burnout

by robbooker on October 28, 2013

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In another great solocast, your host Rob Booker sorts through the listener mailbag and gets a nice e-mail from David Pullen, from Melbourne, Australia. David writes to tell us that Rob put him in the doghouse with his significant other… This e-mail prompts Rob to consider hosting his 2014 trading contest down under — in Australia!

Next Rob hears from Derek King, a bicyclist from the UK countryside, who says a recent episode of The Traders Podcast helped encourage him to get proactive about putting his trading manual into writing. This inspires the heart of this episode, where Rob talks about the significance of writing something down that you want and then seeing that vision come to fruition later on in your life, often in unexpected ways.

Next Rob reads a great e-mail from Jessica (aka Rogue Traderette on Twitter), who responds to Rob’s episode about burnout. Jessica’s e-mail is quite inspiring, actually — a must-hear letter. And finally, Cole sends an encouraging poem about something that we should all probably do a lot more of… If you’re a trader, this episode is for you. Thanks for listening to The Traders Podcast.

Links for this episode:

Looking Into Your Future (audio CD): Stephan A. Schwartz.com

TFL365.com

Rob on Twitter: @RobBooker

The Traders Podcast on Twitter: @TradersPodcast

E-mail us! Producer@TradersPodcast.com

Trader Interviews.com

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Jess Peletier October 29, 2013 at 8:18 am

Ha! I spoke too soon – it seems you can take the girl away from trading, but you can’t take trading away from the girl.

I feel like I need to put my email in a bit of context. I live remotely in Western Australia in a tiny (150 people, tops) mining community. It’s a ten hour drive to the nearest Starbucks, if that helps put it in perspective. So, being out here for too long without a civilisation break can send you a little nuts, and that is where my email was written from – 3 months without walking through a shop, ording food from a menu, and very limited social contact. You can see why getting out for a week made all the difference!! Oh my gosh it was total bliss. I’ve never been so pleased to see a stop light in my life.

Anyways, I’m back, rejuvenated, and am trading just a little again using longer TF’s – trading off the 1H/5M, but getting my ideas from the daily and even weekly. Much, much easier, and it means I get to see the sun during the day. Perfect 🙂

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