There is no quick solution, so I think you need to accept that as item #1 first.
The best advice I can possibly give you is to start a journal in the Journals section of the forum.
Spend a few minutes on the initial post, lay out your general rules for entry and exit (you don't have to give away secrets, but specifics help hold you accountable). Identify some of your strengths and weaknesses, and talk about what steps you will take to play to your strengths and minimize your weaknesses. Set some specific goals on a daily and weekly basis.
Then just sit back, and start posting to the journal once a day with your trades, why you took them, and what the result was. In two weeks time, you'll have a very clear picture of areas you need to improve on.
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Need help? 1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first. 2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses. 3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make. 4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance. 5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers. 6) Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.
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You can also consider trading an ETF that is highly correlated to your chosen contract and just eat the commisions but trade a much smaller size than min margin/risk would let you on the contract.
To me simulated trading is not bad at all tactically, but the biggest difference to me is not actually having to pay to play kind of changes strategies slightly.