Creating a list of rules to follow is a great way to help insure your success and the much needed positive trading perspective. Put the rules on the wall next to your computer or the wall above the monitor to remind you were you on a daily basis. For those who have been in the market for years, the most used rules are over often looked because they are so well known. A list can even help the most experienced trader.

Another good idea is to keep a list of your day trade plans in your wallet so you can look them over. Keeping this list can help you avoid losses from acting impulsively by reading over before you take or place a trade.

You can really only blame yourself for trades good or bad. Taking this into account allows you to realize you are in total control on whether or not you make money in the market. This can keep you honest to your plans and not to trade impulsively.

Relating to the planning rule you need to keep records of all your trades. How else are you suppose to know if you strategy is working or not? By looking back you can see where you might have gone wrong and change it for the better.

When you are not trading do not think about trading but relax. When at home at a break from it, thinking about the market all the time will just stress you out. Trading should just be a way to make money not your life. Don't let it become your life!

Goals, always have them! After you meet your first goal in trading make you sure you have another one. This keeps you focused on the task at hand and not distracted by the market in general. This is something to keep in mind even if you might happen to be the world's most successful trader.

These are some guidelines that can help you along your way to becoming a success trader. Keep your lists near you and even add to it as your improve. You can find day trading education at where you learn how to successfully trade. Good Trading Friends.

Author's Bio: 

Dr. Randy Rodenhouse is the founder of We seek to educate individual investors on creating a self sustained trading style that is rules based and time tested. The model of "seeing is believing" is why we offer you to watch in real time our top traders execute trades with no filters. We show you the good, the bad and the ugly so you can get on the path of becoming a successful full time (or part time) trader.