You’ve certainly heard the “Clean desk is a sign of sick mind” quotation. You could have even read my post with that title. Probably you heeded my suggestions and you might be enjoying the newly found color of the desk. No clutter. No mess. Improved concentrate on the activity ahead. But, what about your computer “Desktop”?
For many, the location for most of their email is their email Inbox. Thankfully for them, Outlook offers a uncover function. For a lot of individuals, the place of several of their computer files is on their Computer Desktop. On the other hand picturesque these colorful little icons could be, their artistic disarray might be a supply of wasted time, pressure, and frustration.
Some may perhaps defend the above scenario by saying, that they know exactly where all the things are inside the pile of icons. Science, however, tells us that our thoughts subconsciously process every little thing in our field of vision. Our brains start out worrying about all these files, the performance they may entail, or even a file, which we can be forgetting about. It translates into more strain.
The extra pressed we’re for time, the more quickly we have to have that file, which can be there… somewhere… in that picturesque pile of icons, correct in front of our eyes. If only, we could obtain it. So, we waste somewhat time (that we don’t have) and additionally raise our strain level. It doesn’t need to be this way.