The magnet business cards, the colorful array of cheap pens, the coffee cups, the calendars -- all freebies that you just couldn't say no to. Now, they're strewn all over your desk. It may seem like stuff that's useful, but really it's just stuff that clutters up your space and makes you feel guilty for throwing it away. We know it's hard to resist free swag, but learn to just say "no."
- "10 tips for keeping your desk clean and tidy." Lifeclever.com, 2010.http://www.lifeclever.com/10-tips-for-keeping-your-desk-clean-and-tidy/
- "How to organize your cluttered desktop and regain your sanity." Lifeclever.com, 2010.http://www.lifeclever.com/how-to-organize-your-cluttered-desktop-and-regain-your-sanity/
- "Organizing Paperwork." Mrscleanusa.com, 2010.http://www.mrscleanusa.com/en/cleaning-tips/tip/office-cleaning.html
Living in clutter can actually be very bad for your health, both physical and mental. HowStuffWorks digs into the mess.