You can be free. You can live and work anywhere in the world. You can be independent from routine and not answer to anybody.
Win or lose, everybody gets what they want out of the market. Some people seem to like to lose, so they win by losing money.
What seems too high and risky to the majority generally goes higher and what seems low and cheap generally goes lower.
You don't need to be a rocket scientist. Investing is not a game where the guy with the 160 IQ beats the guy with 130 IQ.