Having a tidy office can go a long way in improving your productivity, and helping you keep a little bit of your sanity during hectic work days. If you’re constantly finding yourself overwhelmed, lagging behind, and struggling to complete projects on time, your messy desk might have something to do with it. There’s science to back it up.
A study conducted by neuroscientists at Princeton University found that physical clutter takes your attention away from the task at hand, causing you to get less work done. A separate study from UCLA looked at the habits of 32 families in Los Angeles. They found that mothers had an increase in stress hormones when they had to deal with clutter.
Avoid raising your stress levels and improve your focus with these simple and easy office hacks to keep your desk tidy, courtesy of Business Insider.
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