Winning traders take responsibility for all their trades win or lose. Whining traders play the victim of algos, the Fed, and blame the markets for their losses.
Winners have a trading plan Whiners have emotions, ego, and blame.
Winners find a way to be profitable. Whiners find an excuse why they are not.
Winning traders brighten social media by joining it. Whiners brighten social media by leaving it.
Winning traders study at least five times as much as they trade. Whiners trade with little or no study of the markets.
Winners love to trade. Whiners just care about whether their last trade was a winner or loser. Winners think in probabilities and possibilities. Whiners put way too much importance on just any one trade.
Winners are focused on how they can make money in the markets. Whiners want to prove they are right.
Winning traders create lessons and learn from every trade. Whiners create negative meanings and build emotional drama from every losing trade and build false egos and arrogance from every winning trade.