Skip To Content

    If Your Job Involves Sitting All Day, You May Want These 31 Products From Target

    Sit back, relax...and get some work done.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed collects a share of sales and/or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. An oil diffuser because the stress at work won't stand a chance against the relaxing aroma of eucalyptus and lavender. Deep breaths. 😌

    White ceramic oil diffuser on wooden table

    Promising review: "Bought this for my desk at work and received so many compliments. The lighting is beautiful and I love that large capacity that lasts all night/day. I prefer it over my Young Living diffusers!!" —EllieMay13

    Price: $28

    2. A UV therapy lamp for those of us who are indoors 9–5. It mimics the look and feel of daylight — improving focus, regulating sleep, boosting energy, and lifting your spirits while you're stuck inside.

    White UV lamp

    Promising review: "Lightweight and compact, so easy to fit into my current desktop setup. Really helpful in the dark winter months of Wisconsin, and my plants love it too!" —Yanzi

    Price: $69.95

    3. A dry-erase easel for your daily reminders...and extra fun doodling.

    To do list on dry ease easel

    Price: $15.00 (originally $24.99)

    4. A tabletop water fountain so you can close your eyes and pretend you're in Fiji...even if it's just for a second. 😒

    Five tiered pouring bowl tabletop water fountain

    Promising review: "I am so happy I got this! It looks so good on my table and the waterfall sound is so relaxing. It’s a very good size which I absolutely love. So easy to set up also. And love the addition that it lights up." —Genther26

    Price: $65.99

    5. A memory-foam cushioned mouse pad to combat carpel tunnel. Unfortunately, they don't give workers' comp for wrist pain.

    Black mouse pad with black mouse on it

    Promising review: "I needed this for my work from home job where I’m sitting for over eight hours and my wrist start to bother me. Since I’ve been using this no longer does my wrist bother me! Definitely recommend! And the price is a plus! It’s bigger than I thought also." —Meena

    Price: $5.99

    6. A lap desk because working from home means you can be working from your bed...just saying.

    Black lap desk with moveable laptop table

    Promising review: "It is exactly what I have been looking for to be working from home or studying from home! Makes video calls simple for the right angle and helps you not to slouch since you can raise the computer to you!" —Stacy

    Price: $24.99

    7. A chair massage cushion so you don't have to wait until after work to hit the spa. Now, that's multitasking.


    Promising review: "I love it. It works great and was priced at a reasonable amount. I have wanted to try one because of my back problems. I use it sometimes more than once a day and it always makes me feel better, and I do not have to take as much pain medicine for my back. So glad I bought it." —DB

    Price: $179.99

    8. A pair of tortoiseshell blue light glasses to help protect your eyes from the harsh effects of staring at a screen...and, might I add, keep you looking pretty trendy.

    Brown and gold tortoise shell glasses

    Promising review: "Bought these for my daughter for school since they implement use of the tablets a lot throughout the day. She had said her eyes were bothering her but I think using these has helped reduce the damage from blue lights. It also helps that she loves the shape and color of these glasses." —Mama389

    Price: $19.99

    9. A time-marked water bottle that'll remind you to stay hydrated while you rush to complete your deadlines.

    Clear water bottle with time stamps

    Promising review: "This bottle is my lifesaver! So glad I found the last two in the store because I’ve had my eye on it for a whole. I never remember to drink enough water so it’s good motivation to see the times and forces me to be more accountable for my health." —PattyB

    Price: $9

    10. A dimmable desk lamp so you get just the right amount of light you need.

    Black desk lamp

    Promising review: "Great for my desk. It has three dim adjustable light and three types of light. Great purchase." —Katie

    Price: $20

    11. An Egg Sitter seat cushion to support your back and spine with its honeycomb design that collapses in on itself. As we all know...sitting all day long is not the kindest on your back...or tushy. 😩


    Promising review: "Recently bought the Egg Sitter and it is the most comfortable seat cushion I ever bought and I have tried quite a few for indoors, outdoors, and the car. Wherever you use it it's the best." —Velvet12

    Price: $39.99

    12. A standing desk converter because maybe you wanna get up in the middle of the day and stretch...but have a lot to do and still need to work while you're at it.

    Desktop computer on black desk converter sitting on wooden desk

    Promising review: "Perfect laptop stand for distance learning/teaching. I love that it is easy to use and the directions show exactly which numbers should be adjusted for which use you prefer. It can be used as a standing desk, couch/chair lap table, bed lap table or a regular table to use while sitting in a chair." —TeacherLife808

    Price: $39.99

    13. And don't forget an anti-fatigue comfort mat that'll relieve foot, back, and knee pain when you're standing.

    Blue comfort mat on floor

    Promising review: "Really helps my back and feet while I’m working in my kitchen and it looks great. Very happy with my purchase!" —Kathleen M

    Price: $159.99

    14. A mug warmer so your coffee doesn't go cold while you're in ~the zone~.

    White mug of coffee on black coffee warmer

    Promising review: "I love this coffee warmer. Keeps coffee nice and hot and has plenty of room for my gigantic coffee mug. Excellent price. Love it!" —Gumby

    Price: $11.99

    15. A mini oscillating fan to put right on your desk and cool you down with four different speeds, depending on how bad your hot flash is in the current moment. Fanning yourself with a folder is just not going to cut it.

    Fan on desk next to model on laptop

    Promising review: "Perfect for the desk. allows different settings, including cool air that definitely helps in a home office that gets a lot of sun." —blackrose

    Price: $31.99

    16. A foot bike for under your desk so you can kill two birds with one stone and simply relax after you clock out. Let's face it, do we reallllly wanna rush to the gym after we just worked all day? Um, I, for one, do not.

    Model sitting in black chair using foot bike

    Promising review: "I bought this product about a month ago, to use while working at my desk and to keep me from being so stiff when I try to get out of my seat. It does a great job, and I should get one for my 93-year-old mother to use." —Happy at work

    Price: $47.99 (originally $57.99)

    17. Stick-on cable clips because if our charger falls off the desk one more time we are going to lose it 😤.

    Gray and light blue triangle shaped cord holders

    Promising review: "Love these. They’re great. Use them on the side of my nightstand for my phone charging cable and on the side of my desk for my laptop charging cable." —ala58

    Price: $9.99

    18. A Hatch mini sound machine that's controlled by a smartphone app with eight different soothing sounds to help you stay focused and block out any surrounding noise. And no, this isn't just for babies.

    White hatch mini sound machine next to app on smartphone

    Promising review: "The volume is so great and there’s so many noise options. Love how small but powerful it is." —Alexis

    Price: $39.99

    19. An office accessories set complete with paper clips, magnets, thumb tacks, and binder clips so you can stay organized and let go of that one overextended paper clip you've been using for the past three months.

    Office accessories clip with black, white, gold paper clips, binder clips, two magnets and black thumb tacks

    Price: $4.99

    20. A hanging file sorter because forget the overextended paper clip — the overstuffed folder is a much bigger burden. Do yourself a favor and organize those papers.

    Black mesh hanging file organizer with papers inside

    Promising review: "Perfect for a small desk/tiny office space. I have it hanging on the wall and it looks nice and was very easy to install. 10/10" —Mary

    Price: $12

    21. A pop-it fidget toy that can help you stay focused when you've got ants in your pants at your desk and desperately need to concentrate. Again, this is not just for children.

    Rainbow pop-it fidget toy

    Promising review: "This is great. I play with this while I’m working because I work from home, so this is a nice item to fidget with." —jaystar

    Price: $7.99

    22. A mini portable humidifier since we're officially in cold season and a stuffy nose is way too distracting for us to get any work done.

    White mini humidifier in car center console

    Promising review: "I love this little humidifier. I use it at my desk, and it works well. I love that I am able to change the colors on it depending on my mood. It works well for a small space. It's so easy to operate with the touch of a button. The packaging was great, and the directions were very clear." —jojo46

    Price: $22.49 (originally $24.99)

    23. A mug that'll cheer you on when it's Monday morning and you realize that all of the work you left on Friday might've been just a little too much to handle. You got this. 💪

    Tan mug with floral engravings and "you're doing great" engraved in the center

    Promising review: "It looks great, feels heavy and durable, has an encouraging and much-needed affirmation, and it’s well sized." —Tiffany

    Price: $7

    24. A mini space heater because maybe your desk is in the coldest, dampest corner of the building and it's kind of frowned upon to work while you're wrapped up in a blanket. Although, I wish it wasn't.

    Black & Decker mini black space heater

    Promising review: "Great little space heater! I’ve had mine for seven-some months now and it is just what I was looking for. My office at work is always freezing and this is the perfect machine to keep under my desk to keep my feet warm and ultimately my whole body!" —jp

    Price: $19.99

    25. A two-pack of compressed air cans to clean your keyboard so you can continue to eat lunch right at your desk without suffering the crumb-sequences.

    Two cans of compressed air

    Promising review: "This product is great for spraying out the keyboard and spraying off pet hair (cat) from surrounding areas." —MsYoT

    Price: $31.99

    26. Photo hanger string lights so you can look at your favorite photos without a picture frame taking up your desk space. You no longer have to choose between the picture of you and your mom or the picture of your dog. Because if it came down to it...your dog would win and your mom would be upset.

    String lights with polaroid pictures hanging from it

    Promising review: "Exactly what I was looking for! Good size, functional lights, and an option for both battery or plugging in outlet. Looks great, too." —Mom

    Price: $10

    27. An ergonomic desk chair in case you've been WFH for the past year and a half and the kitchen chair is finally taking its toll on your back.

    Black ergonomic desk chair

    Promising review: "Great chair! Bought it for my 10-yr-old son for home schooling. He says it’s very comfortable. He doesn’t complain anymore that he can’t sit for very long. Also looks really nice. Very sturdy as well. Highly recommend." —Dsinclair

    Price: $80

    28. Desktop drawers for when your desk storage reaches full capacity and can no longer keep up with your workload. The grind never stops. 😩💯

    Double pink tabletop drawer

    Promising review: "This desk organizer is really nice quality...a lot better than I would have expected. The color is a deep gray with gold/brassy colored rings. It's wide enough to fit things bigger than a standard-sized piece of paper. The drawers open really smoothly. It's a classy addition to my desk!" —g7kkimbell

    Price: $18 (available in five colors)

    29. A customizable calendar pad with dot stickers to help you keep track of important dates in the most colorful way possible.


    Promising review: "This is a great tool for people who want to plan and stay organized. The fact that it is a perpetual calendar is the most important feature. I can use it when I need to, and it isn't date dependent. I like the colored dots to help me keep aspects of the calendar categorized." —ravenzfan

    Price: $8.99

    30. A wooden pencil cup with a phone stand because maybe you want to FaceTime while you work. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ And it does hold your office supplies so, technically, it's very necessary.

    Wooden pencil cup with phone on phone stand

    Promising review: "This phone stand is nothing fancy, but perfect to prop my phone up during zoom calls. It's lightweight, has a hole in the bottom to weave a charger through, my phone fits on the stand and in the pencil cup (have an iPhone 11). The pencil cup can fit sticky notes, pens, hair bands, anything small I might need during the day." —Beth

    Price: $8.69 

    31. A braided fabric extension chord so you can plug in all the new gadgets you bought from this article. Plus, it's pretty attractive for an extension chord (never thought I'd say that).

    Blue fabric power chord

    Promising review: "This is the first extension cord I have seen with material around the cord and I love it! It is easy to roll up and unravel. One of the best features is it does not get knotted up like the regular cords. Another is the flat-faced plug, which allows me to plug it behind my couch and not mess up my furniture." —Mixedchic84

    Price: $12.99

    Looking for the perfect gift for any occasion? Check out all of BuzzFeed’s gift guides!

    illustrated gift guide

    Note: Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.