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In other words: being a tiny bit distracted helps you be more creative.
In the coffee shop, the chatter and clatter actually distract us a tiny bit and allows our creative juices to start flowing.
But not everyone has the ability or money to work from a coffee shop.
How about bringing a coffeehouse to your computer?
I like to use an app called Coffitivity (it‘s completely free!).
It plays an ambient coffee shop soundtrack that helps me concentrate.