I’ve been experimenting with adding *buffer time* between my appointments. Actually putting it in my calendar, rather than thinking “I’ll remember to leave time”. I’m finding this especially important with travel time. And getting-ready-to-leave-the-house time.

If I don’t put them in my calendar, I tend to be overly optimistic, and under-estimate how much time travel and prep take. But with a visual reminder, I’m less complacent. Not perfect, but at least with my eyes wide open …