A Clean And Tidy Workspace Will Increase Your Productivity

Physical decluttering helps your mind declutter

Leap Focus
3 min readAug 11, 2021
Photo by Jeff Sheldon on Unsplash

Most of you will probably be working from home for the foreseeable future. As such your working space might be near your kitchen, your living room, or maybe it is inside your room. This might lead you to have a plate on your desk or to have your grocery shopping window open, or even just a bunch of unnecessary and unrelated things cluttering your space. This might be the reason you are just not as productive as you were, that and the changes that the whole world is going through right now, but we are going focus on the things that we can control: our space.

Your Computer

In today’s day and age, you probably work from a computer, and that can be the most distracting device there is, so you need to pay special attention to decluttering it.

You want to make sure that the things on your computer are not distracting black holes. If you need WhatsApp, Telegram or any other messaging app make sure you turn off the notifications for those chats you know are only there to deviate your attention instead of helping you focus.

You also want to be able to focus on the one (or just a few tasks) you have at hand, so close any other apps or browser windows that you won’t…