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Protect my forced plan - Lass86 - 08-28-2023

Hello everyone,

I need some advice. I just started a new forced plan that doesn't allow me on social media till six PM. Now, from what I know, once you get to the time the plan ends for the day, you can change up the plan if you want to. 
Is there a way to protect my plan from my monkey brain and keep that locked? Even after six PM?

Greetings Lass86


RE: Protect my forced plan - jon - 08-28-2023

Hi Lass86!

What you can do is set up the 'Stop challenge when inactive' on the plan protection page. I would recommend choosing 'Random Characters' with a length long enough that your monkey brain won't be tempted to change the settings unless you have a good reason. Personally, I use about 40-60 characters.

Alternatively you can set the 'Stop challenge when inactive' to forced but I would not recommend this to most people. If you do choose this option, please ensure you sure you set a plan end date in case you need to make any changes to the plan later.


RE: Protect my forced plan - Lass86 - 08-28-2023

(08-28-2023, 02:08 PM)jon Wrote: Hi Lass86!

What you can do is set up the 'Stop challenge when inactive' on the plan protection page. I would recommend choosing 'Random Characters' with a length long enough that your monkey brain won't be tempted to change the settings unless you have a good reason. Personally, I use about 40-60 characters.

Alternatively you can set the 'Stop challenge when inactive' to forced but I would not recommend this to most people. If you do choose this option, please ensure you sure you set a plan end date in case you need to make any changes to the plan later.

Hello Jon,

Thank you for the recommendation! 
I have a new goal set for this year and I was worried that I might talk myself out of it again...  Smile

I'll have to change it when it let's me again. 

Thank you!


RE: Protect my forced plan - Tosahwi Dusty - 10-22-2023

I'll have to change it when it let's me again.


RE: Protect my forced plan - FocusMe Admin - 10-23-2023

(10-22-2023, 09:39 AM)Tosahwi Dusty Wrote: I'll have to change it when it let's me again.

Hello there! Let us know if you need help.

Regards,

Ryan


RE: Protect my forced plan - Glennie Kassulke - 10-27-2023

My suggestion would be to try sticking it out for a full week at minimum before making changes. The first few days are often the hardest as you adjust to new routines. A couple weeks ago, my friend told me about this game he couldn't stop playing called tunnel rush. Normally I'm not too into PC games, but he made it sound so intense that I had to give it a try.


RE: Protect my forced plan - Glennie Kassulke - 10-30-2023

Minimize the temptation to use social media during restricted hours by making it less accessible.


RE: Protect my forced plan - FocusMe Admin - 11-12-2023

(10-30-2023, 06:34 AM)Glennie Kassulke Wrote: Minimize the temptation to use social media during restricted hours by making it less accessible.

Glad to hear that! And thanks for sharing some FocusMe tips! 

Sincerely,

Ryan

The FocusMe Support Team