Automated trading is a waiting game, more trades does not equal more profit, some of the best robots only open a few trades each month, it is best to wait for the highest probability before any type of risk, this gives you the best chance to win.
The Forex market has many events that can cause a price spike on an instrument like a high impact news release and big orders from brokers and banks. You can capture these movements when they happen by using the Spotware Systems (cTrader) Volatility Dashboard Widget.
This video will help forex traders understand what drawdown means when trading forex on the markets, it will help you understand your risk while trading.
The trading world attracts many different personalities, take a look at which one of these categories you fall into and are you cut-out for the pressures of trading the markets.