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6 useful things to keep in your office desk

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Keep your productivity high with these five desk essentials you may not know about. (Source: iStock)
Keep your productivity high with these five desk essentials you may not know about. (Source: iStock)

If you have a desk at work or in your home office, we're sure you know about the essential items every desk needs. When you think about what those essentials are, your mind starts thinking of staplers and pencil holders, a calculator and some notepads. While those classic desk items are still very necessary, check out these cool and handy gadgets that will turn into desk must-haves.

Pop a mint for a quick energy boost

Give your focus and your breath a quick refresh with these high-energy sweets. (Source: Amazon)
Give your focus and your breath a quick refresh with these high-energy sweets. (Source: Amazon)

$19.99 at Amazon

Have you ever heard of a more convenient 2-in1 than caffeinated mints? We certainly haven’t! These mints from Viter Energy are sugar-free, vegan, and loaded with B Vitamins and 40mg of caffeine to give you the burst of energy and focus you need. This convenient five-pack includes peppermint, spearmint, wintergreen, chocolate mint and cinnamon flavors to suit every palate. Boost your breath and your mind with one delicious mint.

Clean up that desk

Clean even the dirtiest desk area with this mini, but mighty portable vacuum. (Source: Amazon)
Clean even the dirtiest desk area with this mini, but mighty portable vacuum. (Source: Amazon)

$69.99 $79.99 at Amazon

A clean desk is the sign of an organized mind, but dust and dirt particles often lurk around your workspace. For this task, you need the Starument portable hand vacuum cleaner. This cordless vacuum has a powerful motor for ultra-powerful suction. With its chic handheld design, you’ll want to carry the portable vacuum cleaner around wherever you go.

Keep your coffee warm

Keep your brain organized with your favorite hot beverage. (Source: Amazon)
Keep your brain organized with your favorite hot beverage. (Source: Amazon)

$11.99 $19.99 at Amazon

If you’ve ever returned to your desk only to find your coffee has turned cold, the Mr. Coffee mug warmer is just what you need. This 17-watt mug warmer takes two minutes to warm up. The onboard indicator light lets you know when your beverage is warm. It doesn't just warm up your coffee, this mug warmer is also great for tea, hot chocolate as well or even your favorite soup. The Mr. Coffee mug warmer is 40% off on Amazon right now.

Warm yourself up

Stay warm in those bitterly cold office environments with this compact personal heater. (Source: Amazon)
Stay warm in those bitterly cold office environments with this compact personal heater. (Source: Amazon)

$27.98 $29.99 at Amazon

When you have no control over the thermostat at work and the office gets colder with each passing hour, the Lasko space heater is exactly what you need. This compact and energy-efficient space heater is ideal for placing under the desk to keep your feet and legs warm. When not in use, you can easily store this portable heater in a desk drawer. Right now, Amazon has the Lasko space heater for under $30.

Cool it down

For those extra stuffy office spaces, try this portable desktop fan. (Source: Amazon)
For those extra stuffy office spaces, try this portable desktop fan. (Source: Amazon)

$14.19 $14.99 at Amazon

Are you tucked away in a stuffy office cubicle? Then try the quiet two-speed Genesis 6-inch clip fan. You can use this fan on your desktop, or you can clip it to an overhead shelf or cubicle corner. The head is also completely adjustable so you can maintain your cool from any angle.

Organize all those cords

Get a “clip” on those unruly charging cords and computer cables. (Source: Amazon)
Get a “clip” on those unruly charging cords and computer cables. (Source: Amazon)

$8.97 $13.98 at Amazon

Keep your cables neat, organized and within reach with the Blue Key World cable clips. You can easily attach them to any desktop surface and keep your desk organized by getting pesky cables out of the way. Blue Key World cable clips are on sale now for almost 40% off on Amazon.

Get your office space looking good

Want to keep your desk tidy, your favorite drink warm, take control of your energy and the temperature, and organize all those unruly cables? Then check out these six desktop essentials that you've probably never heard of.

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