Author: Janice Dorn, M.D., Ph.D.


The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak…Hans Hoffman The 14th Century Franciscan monk William of Occam formulated a concept that provides the basis for many present day...

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Tired All The Time

To achieve the impossible dream, try going to sleep…Joan Klempner Having trouble sleeping these days? You aren’t alone. The National Sleep Foundation’s recent study shows that some 30% of the U.S. population...

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Smoking Water

Running water never grows stale. You have to keep on flowing…Bruce Lee (Martial Arts legend) We are here during the rainy season to see water, but there is neither rain nor water. Instead, dust and grime cake the windows...

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One bright day in the middle of night two dead boys rose to fight. Back to back they faced each other, drew their swords and shot one another. A deaf policeman heard the noise, and saved the lives of the two dead boys. If you...

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The Relaxation Response

Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are… Chinese Proverb Stress kills, and trading is among the most stressful of any profession. Stress-related illness accounts for between 75-90% of all doctor...

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What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve…Napoleon Hill The major reason traders fail or succeed is HOW they think, not WHAT they think. It’s a psychological game of ping-pong that you play with...

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Chinese Finger Traps

We’re not two peas in a pod. We’re two fingers in Chinese handcuffs. The more we pull we stay, The more we stay we pull apart this wicker toy… “Chinese Handcuffs” by Matt Kadane Most of us are...

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Watering The Weeds

Selling stocks that are doing well and buying ones that are doing poorly is like watering the weeds and cutting down the flowers…Peter Lynch The behavioral approach to making trading decisions is relatively new. In...

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Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd…Bertrand Russell Our ancestors lived in a constant state of fear– their lives in...

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