Like you, there’s probably a ton swirling through your head on a professional and daily basis. I’ve gravitated towards some of these concepts from Tim Ferris and I’ve found it absolutely helpful. I hope it helps you as well when you’re in the period of brain vomit.
To hide desktop finder (to show use TRUE) open Terminal and run:
$ defaults write com.apple.finder CreateDesktop -bool false $ killall Finder
Thanks to Stack Exchange