To succeed in Forex trading you need to understand how Smart Money uses market structure to their advantage. Price is being pushed around in a pattern and the more you understand market structure the better your entries and exits will be. Smart Money has a business model and your chart is a graphic representation of it. Smart Money are experts at deception and hiding their true intentions in the charts and that is why trading is so challenging. Nothing is as it appears on the surface.
Smart Money buys when price is low and they sell when price is high. As price is moving down and your candles are red from selling Smart Money is buying. When price is moving up and your candles are blue from buying Smart Money is selling. Retail traders trade against Smart Money which is why they aren't profitable. If Smart Money is making money and you are trading against them how do you expect to be profitable?
It takes time to reprogram your mind and learn to trade with Smart Money. Your mind is more comfortable buying as price rises and selling as price falls. You are more comfortable taking a small win and a big loss. Taking a small winner means you won and taking a big loss prevents you from facing the fact that the market beat you. Your mind wants the security a small winner brings and the avoidance that prevents you from letting price hit your stop loss. Fear keeps you from buying at the bottom when price is optimal for entry and greed keeps you from getting out at the top with a nice profit. This is why a developed trading mindset is everything. This is the real Holy Grail, not your strategy. Once you learn to trade with Smart Money you will never go back to trading Retail.