Don’t fall for high leverage! Start with 1:1 real leverage! For example, trade micro lots if you have a $1000 account. Only ever touch a standard lot (100k units) when your account reaches $100000! Be flexible with stop losses.
If a probability of a certain pair to appreciate/depreciate is 50%, what order is more likely to get triggered? A stop-loss of 15 pips or a take-profit of 5 pips?
If you ask me, the 5 pips take-profit is more likely. Find a trend on a higher time frame, follow it, and trade that bias on a lower time frame. In creating your bias, it’s also good to check fundamentals too (i.e banks’ view on the interest rate)
If you opt for a flexible stop-loss/no stop-loss, then also try to have a positive swap on that trade (i.e carry-trade)
Humble profits + good bias and you should be fine. Remember: 1:1 leverage!
EDIT: Oh… the winners are already there. Damn, all I wanted was an XL T-shirt!