As a trader you need to have a balanced perspective and realistic expectations of what is possible. Having a goal of "making alot of money" needs to be rooted in reality. The money that you make you earn by out trading Professional traders using your experience, skill, and patience. If you don't take money from the market you are supplying money to the market to be taken by other traders.
You need a viable trading system. A system gives you structure and a framework for your trading activities. A system helps you to build confidence and momentum which keeps you moving forward.
With live trading experience your expectations become more inline with reality. There are certain times, certain instruments, and certain ways you should be trading to optimize your results. By patiently waiting for conditions to appear that based upon your experience are optimal for your trading system, you are shifting the probability of a successful outcome in your favor. If you do this consistently you should be on a path to profitability.