For years one of my favorite tools for writing is a website called Coffitivity which simulates the background noise of a coffee shop. I find this little tool a perfect backdrop for writing and use it almost every day. In this article, author David Burkus shares some research behind why having this type of “white noise” in the background can be so beneficial for driving creativity and help you be far more productive than demanding quiet. It turns out, you don’t really need silence to concentrate – you need a lack of interruption.
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