A successful trader, almost always has his own journal that contains all the records of their trading activities which are detailed and carefully written, usually called Trading Journal. As you know, trading journal is like a diary that contains a record of the trader's journey complete with all the steps that have been taken. Then, does having trading journal is an obligation for a trader, especially for novice traders who are learning to trade? The answer is of course not mandatory. However, trading journals can be very valuable for those of you who want to increase trading skills quickly.