10+ Tips To Find Peace In A Loud Office

“If only my coworker would stop chewing so loudly I could concentrate.”

“I’m sorry. I got nothing done because Jimmy wouldn’t stop yelling in his cube.”

These are the types of phrases that come up the most often when asking friends and coworkers what prevents them from being calm and mindful at work. It’s possible that you might not even know that the volume and intensity around you is dragging down your day… but you found your way to this article so it’s clear that some part of you knows that the volume of work is effecting your mood. Don’t worry. We have some practical tips on how to not just “get through it,” but to thrive in the workplace.

How To Stop Being An Annoying, Talkative Coworker (8 Tips)

I’ll be honest: I’m a “Chatty Kathy.” Being a talkative programmer is unusual, but alas it’s who I am. And the struggle to be quiet increases significantly when I have some new technology that I’m excited to share. Or at least I tell myself that my fear of silence stems from noble goals. Even still, how can I talk to my coworkers when our careers demand that we remain quiet and focused?