It’s an issue of mine that’s definitely rooted in perfectionism. Whenever I take a loss or have a red day, my urge is to try to figure out exactly how I could have prevented that loss (“oh, I would have won that trade if I just got out on the m5 3/8 cross” or “oh, I would have won that trade if I had just set an alert below the 200ma and gave the trade plenty of room over the last week). I don’t think that kind of review and data collection is necessarily bad, but it leads me to assume that every loss is indicative of a deeper problem with the system I was using which is not a good assumption. Luckily I have recently begun to break that pattern and stick with things for longer while collecting better data. 

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