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Mind over clutter

Organized, comfortable areas that feel inviting make for more productive environments than chaotic and messy ones.

If cleaning up is difficult, one can implement a strategy of mindfulness. When you notice you're having cluttered thoughts, ask if you really need to be thinking about that now? Could you write it down instead? The people working from home best might not be the neatest people, but they have trained themselves not the react to the distractions.

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Many people are not good at processing clutter. It can become overwhelming and make our brains do more work to complete tasks.

"Cleanliness is next to godliness," theologian John Wesley said in a sermon.

  • Lawrence J. Peter famously asked, "If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?"
  • Albert Einstein had a messy desk, so did innovative thinkers, such as Thomas Edison and Steve Jobs.
  • One study confirmed that students wo...

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