Avoiding trading over five percent of what is in your account. This will allow room for mistakes. This will help you learn from your mistakes and move on. The more you watch the market, the more you will want to trade heavy. Always stick with the safe bets to protect yourself from unnecessary risk.
Don't fall for "black box" systems for trading; the overwhelming majority are scams. Their methods can be very vague, and they can be very hard to work with once you have been scammed.
When you start out on the forex market, you should not trade if the market is thin. A "thin market" is a market which doesn't have much public interest.