Welcome to Distracted with Angela Lockwood.

Practical brain-boosting strategies, expert insights, and real-life stories to help busy brains thrive in the age of distraction.

Welcome to 'Distracted with Angela Lockwood', the podcast where practical meets purposeful in the pursuit of focus mastery.

Distracted is the newly released podcast by Angela Lockwood a renowned occupational therapist and author.

Angela invites you to join her to explore brain-boosting strategies, gain insights from experts, and be inspired by real-life stories of people who navigate a noisy world. Whether you are a busy executive, business owner, parent or student, distraction stops us from living the life we choose.

It’s time to explore the age of distraction and learn the art of focus with Angela and her guest experts.

Ready to reclaim your focus? Visit www.angelalockwood.com.au to connect with Angela and learn how you can thrive in the age of distraction.


61: Designing Spaces to Enhance Focus.

In this episode Angela Lockwood speaks with Mel Marsden, workplace strategist and design lead at COMUNiTI. They explore the impact of the workplace on health and wellbeing in modern workplaces. She emphasizes the need for workplaces to evolve and support different types of work. Marsden shares a case study of transforming a traditional office space into a more engaging and reflective environment. She also provides tips for individuals to take control of their workspaces and for leaders to create inspiring workspaces for their teams. Marsden highlights the importance of emotional wellbeing in the workplace and offers quick wins to improve workspaces.

In this episode we cover;

✨The workplace has a significant impact on health and wellbeing, and it is important to create spaces that support different types of work.

✨Transforming workspaces requires understanding the organization's goals, values, and purpose, and designing spaces that align with the brand essence.
Individuals can take control of their workspaces by personalizing them, incorporating greenery, and creating spaces for focused work.

✨Leaders can keep teams inspired and connected by establishing communication norms, coordinating anchor days for in-person collaboration, and creating spaces that promote social connections.

Quick wins to improve workspaces include decluttering, incorporating natural light and plants, and designating spaces for quiet work and collaboration.⁠