Myth #1: It take 21 days to form a new habit.
Myth #2: Multitasking means you're getting more done.
Beware of shiny object syndrome. As Brenda Spangrud points out, "If you spend your day stopping and restarting tasks because you are interrupted by the alert of an incoming email, text messages, phone call, or any other 'shiny object,' you will find yourself unproductive and mentally drained at the end of your day."
Myth #3: Clutter means disorganization.
Messiness can have its creative benefits. In Saying Yes to the Mess, Penelope Green points out, "It was the overall scumminess of Alexander Fleming’s laboratory that led to his discovery of penicillin, from a moldy bloom in a petri dish he had forgotten on his desk."