I’m about to hit 7 days safety buffer on all my goals, first time that’s happened in I have no idea how long – certainly many months. Great sense of accomplishment!
Good thing too because almost always when I derail it’s because I’m edge-skating and then forget to do something.
Anyway, why I’m posting other than this being an excuse to post here is: What I can’t believe in retrospect is how long it took me to figure out that I needed to identify the tasks I rarely get done on weekdays, and try and get those ones up to enough buffer by the end of a weekend so they’re still at 7 days at the start of the next weekend. ‘Days off’ would help, but just getting that idea into my head was enough. If you’d asked me, I would have told you that would be the way to do it, but I didn’t ask myself, so I was relying on vaguely trying to hit 7 days without that idea in my head – that definitely did not work.
OK, you smarter people who’d already figured that out can go about your normal business.