The market is a bloodsucker, so adopt a system you are comfortable with and leave emotions at the door. I mostly swing trade using technicals, but now and then invest longer term if I find a Fat Pitch.
Following a process allows me to take great vacations like in my photo.
I have learned the hard way that success comes from standing by a few key principles:
Focus, Patience & Discipline;
Follow a Process;
Plan your Trades and Trade your Plan