One of the most important things that a trader must do in order to improve his trading performance is to review his trading performance and analyze his losing trades.
You need to understand that no amount of goals setting without discipline can lead to success. You cannot succeed in trading without discipline.
A wise saying "Emotions are a temporary state of mind, don't let them permanently destroy you" perfectly summarizes the life and tragedy of Forex traders in a single line. Emotions and feelings are part of human behavior that cannot be separated from a person's responses in life.
What makes an F1 racing champion? Is it the car? Is it the technology that went into building the engines? No, it is the driver. The driver's confidence around corners and patience in the face of daunting challenge by other drivers makes a champion.