Investing in any financial asset can be a tricky exercise, but this is especially true for the fast-paced cryptocurrency market, which comes with its own unique set of pitfalls and challenges.

A popular saying dictates that it takes 10,000 hours to master a skill and become an expert. In cryptoland time, this is measured in market cycles, which subject each trader to a few trips on the roller coaster of volatility as a crash course on navigating the market.