“On Mondays and Thursdays I only do what I would do if I had just learned that I have a terminal disease. This forces you to answer for yourself what you really want to do and what really moves you. I find that I’m not left with goals (something measurable to achieve), but with processes that I love and want to do again and again.” — Ricardo Semler on the Tim Ferriss podcast
At the same time, this improves your chances of sticking to the behavioral change — whether it’s about eating or productivity doesn’t matter — on the long term. Knowing that you can let loose on Sunday, you’re more likely to adhere to the strict schedule on the other six days.