Are you overwhelmed by the amount of old mail, bills, lists, random notices, and receipts in your office? Is your desk looking more chaotic than clear? Is it hard to find important papers when you really need them?
Even though digital documents are common these days, let's face it: We are still inundated by a lot of paper. And when it comes to our office spaces, it can sometimes feel like we're drowning in a sea of pulp.
Clearing your paper clutter can bring you peace and truly make you more productive. Science tells us that our brains can only focus on one thing at a time. Therefore, our paper chaos negatively affects our ability to process information. Not to mention, going through all that paper is extremely taxing on the environment. By being more mindful about our use, we can be part of the solution rather than the problem.
Here are five simple ways to tear things up!