Candle, I have to agree with you, and I think that it is good coaching advice. Everyone goes through a drawdown, and it can play havoc on a traders confidence, and make things much worse than they are. It is amazing how fragile our "trader ego" can be... IMHO, _PART_ of hitmans growth as a trader will be to learn to trust his methods, and what he is gowing through right now is a natural part of any traders' journey. However, and I say this very cautiously, because I only know him through his posts, hitman _APPEARS_ to need to become as slightly more "dimensional" trader. When he chooses to add more tools to his toolbox, and whether this should be done in bad times versus good times, when his confidence is high/low, is an intertesting question. I can think of arguments on both sides... I agree though, that hitman should not be secod guessing himslef. When you were as profitable as he was, in a period as difficult as last year was, is counter productive... nitro "When your only tool is a hammer, everything looks like a nail."