8 Essential Desk Accessories That Help You Stay More Organised

by Divyata Raut
LIFESTYLE  |  March 21, 2018
  • Make your desk a better place
    1 / 9 Make your desk a better place

    After all, it is where you spend almost half your day. Stay on task every day with these essential desk accessories that transform your office abode into a neat and organised place. You’ll be faster and sharper when you know exactly where your things are. 

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  • Board
    2 / 9 Board

    If you have walls housed along the perimeters of your desk, you can make expert use of the walls to display or write out your important reminders. Visually setting your to-do list on a vertical board helps decongest the mess on your table. It also allows you to put together tentative mood boards that will fuel your brain juice for your current assignments. 

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  • Calendar
    3 / 9 Calendar

    The digital calendar on your mobile phone or desktop might not make the cut when you have loads of windows buffering on your computer screen while simultaneously noting down important dates with your colleagues. Make your job easier by having a calendar in front of you so you can quickly pen down notes in the ample writing space on your calendar. 

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  • Post it notes
    4 / 9 Post it notes

    Scribble, tear and stick. This trusty notepad can be the bearer of important news or reminders, and also warn your colleagues not to touch your mini tub of frozen yoghurt in the office refrigerator.

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  • Plastic cups to hold pencils
    5 / 9 Plastic cups to hold pencils

    It does not matter if it is a thoroughly washed Starbucks Venti cup or an ornate pencil holder because having a cup on your desk reduces the possibility of seeing your pens littered all over your table. Stack your pens, pencils, markers, ruler and scissors in these little cups. Because where else would you keep all your stationery?

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  • Cleansing wipes
    6 / 9 Cleansing wipes

    This is especially important if you are guilty of having lunch at your desk. Even if you are not, make it a habit to disinfect your table with cleansing wipes at least once a week. Antibacterial wipes do an even better job at getting rid of the dirt and grime that lurks on your table and keyboard.

    (Also read: 7 Unbelievably Dirty Areas in Your Office You Must Clean to Fall Sick Less Often)

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  • File holder
    7 / 9 File holder

    Using a hefty and durable holder to contain all your files and documents upgrades your desk situation if you are currently trying to find an important file your boss asked for, sandwiched somewhere in a tall stack of pages. Label the different folders clearly so you can fish out whichever document you need within a matter of seconds.

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  • A spill-proof mug
    8 / 9 A spill-proof mug

    Scared of your office mug tipping over and causing a horrifying mess? Invest in a flask with a lid that shuts tight so even if you knock it over, you will not be faced with the possibility of coffee-drenched documents.

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  • An artificial plant
    9 / 9 An artificial plant

    An artificial plant will soothe your eyes because we strain them with bright lights from our desktop and mobile phones every day. Looking at the green leaves will also promote a sense of relaxation and give you a peace of mind. Plus, it makes your desk look extra pretty!

    (Also read: How to Keep Your Eyes Healthy While Working in an Office Job)

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