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Yvan Byeajee | 2 comments Hi everyone,
My name is Yvan, I am a professional trader - I have been actively trading the markets for the past 8 years. For the past 2 years I have been working on a book called Paradigm Shift: How to cultivate equanimity in the face of market uncertainty (available on amazon and createspace). The book essentially deals with the psychology of trading. I am a Zen Buddhist and I firmly believe that self knowledge (an indispensable ingredient in trading success) comes through a spiritual practice of some sort. Spirituality does not have to have religious connotations. Sitting in contemplation of your body, mind, and breath is a spiritual practice in and of itself.

I would be honored and grateful if you would consider purchasing the book. Most of the proceeds from the sales of this book will go to charity on a yearly basis. I believe that our lives has to be more than an exercise of accumulating money. I think we were all meant for a greater purpose - and donating to charity is my contribution to this world.

Thank you for your support and I look forward to reading your review.

Yvan Byeajee
http://www.amazon.com/Paradigm-Shift-...

Paradigm Shift: How proper organization and preparation are the back-bones of any trading success


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Lance Morcan | 2766 comments Yvan - Thanks for drawing this to our attention. Your intention to donate proceeds from book sales is a worthy one. Please do let us know which charity, or charities, you end up supporting once a decision is made.

Meanwhile, your book's description (on Amazon) resonated with me...so I've taken the liberty of running it here in full for anyone else interested in the fascinating subject matter. (Good luck with sales by the way). -

PARADIGM SHIFT synopsis:

Movies such as The Wolf of Wall Street glorify an excessive lifestyle; yet, searches for stock broker jobs on indeed.com rose to a near 80% in the U.S around the release of the movie. This shows us that people are mesmerized by the prospect of easy money.

The true purpose of our lives has to be more than an exercise of accumulating money; however, society conditions us to think differently.

Our potential for happiness and our value as individuals are erroneously based on the amount of money we are capable of earning; hence, people come into trading with hopes of making millions in their pyjamas - and that is precisely why they fail.

The very nature of financial markets makes them uncertain and almost impossible to predict on a trade by trade basis; therefore, successful trading can only happen when we drop our need for control.

It requires that we let go of our attachment to certainty and money in favour of equanimity. In doing so, we not only find consistency in our results but also emancipation from the fetters of fear and greed, right and wrong, good or bad.

To put it another way, self-knowledge has some amazing liberating qualities. Paradigm Shift lays down the foundation for equanimity which allows us to see market action from a detached perspective. It enables us to learn from our mistakes and use failure as a springboard to success. It stimulates an openness to learn more about ourselves and the nature of our human experiences.

It is my sincere hope that this book will inspire you and help you realize your potential for greatness - as a trader but also as an individual.

Inside you will learn: ~ Why self-knowledge is important when dealing with the markets. ~ Why it is important to understand the game. ~ Why it is important for you to let go of your attachment to outcomes,certainty, money, and so on. ~ How to become an observer of your own stream of thoughts for a more satisfying trading experience. ~ How to set up a process for peak performance in the markets. ~ Why mistakes and failures are important stepping stones on your path to success. ~ The actions to take daily that will create a ripple effect in your life. ~ How to become your own personal trading (and life) coach.


Yvan Byeajee | 2 comments Lance Morcan wrote: "Yvan - Thanks for drawing this to our attention. Your intention to donate proceeds from book sales is a worthy one. Please do let us know which charity, or charities, you end up supporting once a d..."

Hi Lance, thank you so much! I plan on donating to Big Brothers and Sisters Canada this year - regardless of the amount of books I have sold. Big brothers and sisters is a non-profit organization whose goal is to help children from difficult environment reach their potential through one-to-one relationships with volunteer mentors. I only aspire to find purpose for my whole existence - and I have found that helping others - sharing - is what provides me with the greatest satisfaction.


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Lance Morcan | 2766 comments Yvan wrote: "Lance Morcan wrote: "Yvan - Thanks for drawing this to our attention. Your intention to donate proceeds from book sales is a worthy one. Please do let us know which charity, or charities, you end u..."

Sounds like a great cause.


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