Tag Archives: Emotions

Pundits often speak of the psychology of markets, but in investing it is one’s own psychology that can be most dangerous and tenuous …

From Seth Klarman: Fear of missing out, of course, is not fear at all but unbridled greed. The key is to hold your emotions in check with reason, something few are able to do. The markets are often a tease, falsely reinforcing one’s confidence as prices rise, and undermining it as they fall. Pundits often …

When I’m in an emotional state (either positive or negative), I try to keep just enough intellect working to tell me one thing: don’t decide now. I wait until I’ve relaxed and can think more clearly

– How I found freedom in an unfree world p.26 I’ve found that it’s a good rule to never make an important decision when your emotions are in control. I try to program myself in advance to remember this rule when I need it. When I’m in an emotional state (either positive or negative), I …

Not only do you feel; you think. Thinking is the means; feeling is the end.

– How I found freedom in an unfree world p.25 Not only do you feel; you think. Thinking is the conscious, deliberate, volitional attempt to perceive identities and utilize them. You can think to observe, to identify, to create, and to establish the conditions necessary for your happiness. Your thinking and action create conditions to …

An emotion is an involuntary response to something that happens. It isn’t intentional; you can’t command yourself to feel something …

– How I found freedom in an unfree world p.22 An emotion is an involuntary response to something that happens. It isn’t intentional; you can’t command yourself to feel something. But when it happens, your body reacts — a warm prickling at the back of your neck, or a twist in your stomach, or a …