Updating your desktop can be an instant pick me up and an inexpensive, simple way to stay organized. Having all the items you need prevents the dreaded piles from stacking up.
Keep a notebook on your desk for to do lists or to jot down any ideas that pop into your head. Use a desktop filing system to pay your bills and then drop them directly into the file box. Good lighting is important and a small vase filled with fresh flowers or a plant makes the area feel less sterile.
You want to create a stress free environment to make any job seem less tedious.