Some say trading is more art than science. Just as in artistic pursuits, there is talent involved, but talent will only take you so far. The best traders mature their trading skills through practice and discipline. You only become an expert when you have 10,000 hours under your belt.
Your attitude towards trading in forex markets is no different. By combining solid analysis with effective implementation, your success rate will improve exponentially, and, like many skills, unicorn trading comes from a combination of talent and hard work - lots of it!
Discipline must be exercised at times of trading. Disciplined day-to-day in life are far better traders
The desire to accomplish targets is so great that they won't let anyone prevent them from achieving it.
Builds with experience and seeing the markets week-in week-out. Gives them the knowledge to hold for a winning trade and get out early for a losing trade.
They know what it takes to be successful.
Being able to trade as well as having a life is important. Have time off and a hobby.
A professional trader will be quick to take losses and slow to make profits.
They think for themselves without being influenced by the media/news or others around them.
They learn through their mistakes. They analyse them and identify what went wrong.
Just like having a passion for cars or shoes for females, trading the forex market is a passion that lies within.
When a trader discovers that their boundaries are just an illusion, they gain the ability to create whatever they envision