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    36 Products To Make Working From Home More Comfortable

    Come for the game-changing memory foam seat cushion, stay for the under $30 comfy AirPod dupes.

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

    1. A roll-on migraine stick made with peppermint, spearmint, and lavender oils to help you soothe away that vague headache you sometimes get from sitting in one place for too long (Big Work-From-Home Mood, y'all).

    Reviewer holding lip balm-sized tube of roll on migraine stick

    Promising review: "This stuff is my go-to fix when I feel a migraine coming on. I suffer from sinus headaches and migraines usually once or twice a week. This product I put on each temple, under my nose and on my wrists when I feel the pressure starting and it cuts the pain to a minimum. It seems to stop the worst pain before it has a chance to start. Thank you for a great product! I will buy again and again!" —Brenton1985

    Read BuzzFeed's review of the migraine stick for more deets!

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    2. A set of affordable, highly popular (seriously, these have over 80,000 popular reviews) wireless Bluetooth earbuds so you can listen to music during your workday *without* your ears feeling like they've been beaten up. These come equipped with several sizes of earbuds so you can get your perfect, painless fit.

    Reviewer image of two black earbuds next to their charging case

    These come with a wireless charging case that provides up to 14 hours of charge (with the earbuds able to play for 4+ hours with each full charge). The earbuds are also sweatproof and waterproof so you can use them during workouts or runs or even in the shower, and have a built-in mic so you can chat on the phone. Psst — these are also a great option for going outside in a mask, since they don't have wires that'll get tangled in the mask straps.

    Promising review: "The earbuds worked seamlessly and well out of the box. I use them while hiking the hills with my dogs and when working at my desk – I can still hear outside noises when needed for safety, but can listen to music without disturbing others. The earbuds are comfortable even during exercise, and they fit securely. Using the earbuds as a headset with my cellphone is easy as well. I do have to experiment with how they handle the Google assistant. The audio quality is at least stereo hi-fi, and the earbuds paired easily with both my phone and laptop. Wireless charging and having a large backup power source for the phone are terrific features." –Jawpar

    Get it from Amazon $29.99 (available in five colors).

    3. Or a pair of AirPods Pro with a wireless charging case, if you're looking to invest in a comfy, ridiculously effective noiseproof option. Once these toggle into "noise-cancelling" mode it's basically all the irritating background noise in the world just *POOFS* away.


    I have a pair of these, and they're not playing around. Once they're securely in your ear, you can toggle the headphones between noise-cancelling and regular sound, depending on your situation. I've been working from home, and the noise-cancelling is so effective that I can work next to a window where my neighbor is doing heavy construction and I don't hear anything louder than a faint buzzing. It's quieter than if I'd just plugged my ears with my own fingers. I'm also a runner, and these don't budge when you're sweating, which is nice. It's also handy that these toggle out of noise cancellation mode, because I feel better being able to hear traffic and other people around me when I'm out and about. The TL;DR is I love these so much I have zero interest in owning another pair of headphones for as long as I live.

    Promising review: "Debated on spending the money for these. Finally just buckled down and got these and LOVE THEM. I love how I can open the case next to my iPhone and a picture pops up telling me about battery life. They were already hooked up to my phone — I didn't have to do anything (major plus for a non-techie like me). I've had zero issues with them cutting out. I typically use them when I'm mowing the lawn and listen to podcasts. When I have the noise cancellation on, I CAN'T HEAR THE MOWER. They're comfy, easy to put in, and I loooooooove not having the wire tethering me to the phone in my pocket when I'm trying to mow. No more getting tangled up when I grab the handle. Never cuts out. Sound is GREAT. (Chucked my Bose for these. Don't even miss them.)" —Traveler

    Get it from Amazon for $199.

    4. A hanging window desk that lets you basically turn any window in your life into a temporary standing desk — now not only will you get a chance to stretch your legs, but you can enjoy your view to the fullest (read: wave profusely at any dogs that happen to be walking by).

    A wooden desk hung up by ropes and suction to a window with a laptop on it
    Monkey Business Desk

    Monkey Business Desk is a Florida-based Etsy shop established in 2020 that specializes in hanging window desks.

    Promising review: "This was exactly what I needed — a desk solution for my studio apartment so I can teach remotely without feeling like work will take over the whole place. It's sleek, well made, attaches/detaches like a breeze, and shipped quickly. Communication was a breeze. So, so happy I found this!" —Diana

    Get it from Monkey Business Desk on Etsy for $79 (available in three finishes).

    Psst — this items ✨ships for free! ✨

    5. A memory foam seat cushion for your tushy so effective at relieving pressure from your tailbone that you'll finally stop losing sleep over your love-hate relationship with your desk chair.

    A reviewer's swivel office chair with a memory foam cushion resting on it

    Promising review: "A few weeks into working from home five days a week I started having a lot of hip/leg/back pain. I have a good Herman Miller task chair that had been fine for one to two days of WFH a week, but wasn't working for me full time. In the early afternoons my lower back would start cramping. I did some research and bought this pillow and it immediately helped! I also took it on a two week road trip since a three-day road trip earlier this year had made a mess of my lower body that lingered for weeks — and no pain! What really drove me to write this review was that yesterday, unknowingly, I worked all day sitting on my chair without my cushion. I had removed it to use as a spare chair at my dinner table and forgot to put it back. At the end of the day hip was aching and I realized why! Today it's back on my chair and I'm already feeling better." —Lorene

    Get it from Amazon for $29.70.

    6. Plus memory foam armrest pads, because you shouldn't have to deal with elbow bruises every time you lean back from the screen during a team call just because your chair is being rude.

    Reviewer picture of the armrest pads on a desk chair

    Promising review: "I have a desk chair that I live in that I have tried various configurations on the arms to keep from bruising my elbows. Nothing has been much help. I am very glad that I gave this a try! The covers are super-soft, and the memory foam works extremely well. I have only had the covers in use for a week, but already I can feel a difference. This is a product that will continue to be appreciated by my elbows." —Kindle Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in black and grey).

    7. A pair of compression gloves designed to help alleviate pain from carpal tunnel and arthritis, so you can type at your keyboard without an internal monologue of "ow OW ow owwwww" for the majority of your workday.

    Reviewer with gray fingerless compression gloves on hands

    Promising review: "I love these gloves, I’m actually wearing them right now. I am a degree in computer science which means that I’m constantly using my hands to code and mess around on computers. I use a computer at home and at work. By the end of the day my hands are sore and they hurt. These gloves work miracles. Before bed I put these on and I wear them all night. I get a good night's sleep when I wear them and I can tell when I forget to put them on because I sleep awful. I also like how easy it is to wash them. I hand wash but I’ll admit a couple of times I’ve just thrown in the washing machine because I was too tired to hand wash and they turn out completely fine, literally the same as if I would’ve hand washed. I’m 26 and I wear these gloves. My grandma is 69 and she wears these gloves. We both love these gloves very much!" —BritMcConnell

    Get a pair from Amazon for $12.97 (available in three sizes).

    8. A ventilated laptop stand you can prop on a table or a desk to make it more WFH-friendly. This makes your laptop screen eye-level to reduce neck and shoulder strain, and gives your laptop fan space to breathe so it doesn't overheat.

    A laptop resting on the stand on a desk

    Promising review: "This was recommended in an article about handling working from home during this COVID-19 stay-at-home requirement — since workspaces at home aren't as ergonomic as at work when it comes to eight-hour work days. It is SO worth it! It's incredibly sturdy. The laptop is now placed at a perfect angle. I bought a wireless keyboard which I can use with my laptop when the laptop is in the stand — and then at the end of my workday, I just slide my wireless keyboard under the laptop in the space created by the stand, and I regain that bit of space on my table. I love it. Add in the brushed silvery tone, and it has been a great investment for me." —Joe Mama

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

    9. Or an adjustable, portable standing desk so you can mitigate some of the ache of sitting by standing for a bit and getting the blood flowing to your legs. Also a great solution if your desk is a little too low for comfort!

    A silver adjustable standing desk propped on a table with a laptop on it

    Promising review: "One of the best health investments of the year for me. This is so simple, yet so much thought must have went into designing it to make it stable, lightweight, ergonomic and sharp-looking. A terrific under-$40 investment. If you're considering one of those $400+ standing desks, I would highly advise to give this standing laptop desk a shot first. I feel great standing up a few hours a day while tasking away and working hard. Great invention!" —Ben Grablachoff

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99 (available in two colors).

    10. A pretty pastel mug warmer that'll keep your coffee at the optimum temperature long after you brew it, because for some reason coffee slips into the time-space-WFH continuum when you're drinking it from your couch.

    A blue mug warmer on a desk with a mug of coffee on it

    I got one of these for my mom for Christmas (her entire kitchen is pink, it is a Big Mood) and can confirm it is QUITE beautiful in person.

    Promising review: "I researched so many coffee warmers and am so glad I decided on this one. It definitely keeps my coffee hot, no matter how long it takes me to drink it. I also like that it has three settings. As you drink down your coffee, you can lower the heat because it keeps the coffee very hot. I like it so much I ordered a second one for another part of the house." —hottytoddy

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in six colors).

    11. A low-impact under-the-desk elliptical for anyone who gets distracted by aches and pains from sitting in one position all day — this can help keep you loose.


    It also comes with a digital display that tracks time, speed, and distance, as well as eight different modes of resistance, so you can tailor it exactly to your needs.

    Promising review: "No assembly required! Took right out of the box and put it under my desk. Spend long hours on the computer and suffer from hip and leg pain. Use the exerciser on and off all day especially first thing in the morning to loosen up joints. Felt the different in just a couple of days. Just what I needed." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $135.25.

    12. A pair of game-changing memory foam slippers for indoor *and* outdoor use, so you can enjoy these lightweight, plush-lined clouds during your workday but still be able to poke your head outside to walk the dog, grab the mail, or briefly say hello to the sun as a courtesy.

    Reviewer in slip on white and black marled slippers with fleece-y lining

    Promising review: "Previously I was not a slipper-type person. But when March 2020 came around I realized that I was going to need some slippers for working from home. I selected this pair to provide comfort as well as arch support during this time. I have now been wearing these slippers daily nine months straight and I have zero complaints. They are comfy, they keep my feet warm, and they have continually provided my feet support so I don't have to wear shoes in the house. Definitely would recommend this pair based on the durability alone!" —Jenni

    Get it from Amazon for $18.61+ (available in women's sizes 5-12 and five colors).

    13. An insulated weatherproofing and soundproofing strip that easily sticks to the outer rims of your door — not only will it keep heat or air-conditioning from leaking out, it'll keep your roommate's loud Skype calls from leaking *in*.

    Promising review: "Product works really well! I needed a quick fix to my home office situation. I live in an apartment in Manhattan and never noticed how much sound comes in and out until I had to be on conference calls working from home! This little tape made a big difference, took me a couple of minutes to install." —Sandra Revueltas

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97 (available in two colors).

    14. An adjustable ergonomic kneeling chair that may be the unexpected solution to your WFH backache woes — this angled seat helps better align your spine and evenly distribute your weight, sort of like a standing desk without actually having to stand.


    Promising review: "I'm a 225-pound solid dude, back was killing me. Got this chair, took me a week or so to build up the muscles in my shins to get used to the new weight distribution, my pain is GONE. Love this chair, plan on getting a fancier one down the road, but I'm very happy with this." —AHR_Artist

    Get it from Amazon for $139.95 (available in two colors).

    15. A lavender-scented stress ball you can keep at your desk anytime you need to squeeze a lil' something to soothe yourself (read: right before you type the words "Per my last email" for the fifth time in a row).

    Four small round purple balls next to lavender
    Lavender Luvies/Etsy

    Lavender Luvies is a Washington-based Etsy shop that specializes in lavender-scented objects and repurposed vintage treasures.

    Promising review: "These are great! I wish I would have ordered them at the start of the pandemic. Definitely a great way to help manage stress. As someone with sensitivities to smells, I was worried about the lavender scent being overpowering, but after a week, the scent has calmed down and it really is relaxing. Very happy with my purchase — thank you!" —Katie F.

    Get it from Lavender Luvies on Etsy for $8 (available in 10 colors).

    16. A flexible wooden sofa tray, because you know what? Couches are legally desks now and it's time we start optimizing them to their fullest, most comfy potential.


    These are also handy for off-duty hours when you need to convert it into a "wine and cheese" couch.

    Promising review: "I bought one of these for my husband since he sits in a big, comfy chair when working from home. He asked me to buy another for the arm of the chair. He loves them!" —Emily in Boston

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in four finishes).

    17. Plus an adjustable rolling desk for anyone whose commitment to couch-desk is long-term — this is height-adjustable and has rolling wheels, so truly any comfortable chair in the house is now your work domain.

    The adjustable desk with wheels at the bottom and brown wood top

    Promising review: "Due to a bad back I have to use my laptop in my recliner and had gotten tired of lifting a laptop tray on and off. This table is perfect for my needs! I can slide it right under my rather small recliner/rocker and adjust the height easily. It is wide enough for my 18-inch laptop and a gaming mouse with room to spare. I took the rollers off and it still slides like silk across carpet." —Grey the Elder

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in five styles and three colors).

    18. A mini fridge that may truly be the MVP of working from home — this has just enough space to stock your favorite snacks and seltzers for little pick-me-ups through the day. (Bonus: nobody will ever steal your precious raspberry Chobanis while your back is turned. NEVER FORGET.)

    You can charge this using an adapter in your car or a regular outlet, and if you unplug it and take it on the go, items will stay cold for several hours as long as you don't open the door.

    Promising review: "I bought this refrigerator because I recently started working from home because of the COVID-19 quarantine. When I’m working during the day, I have to keep myself locked up in the spare bedroom so my toddler doesn’t realize I’m home. Otherwise, she would be trying to come see me all day. **Disclaimer: I don’t just lock my toddler out and leave her alone, there’s someone here taking care of her! Anyway, since I can’t really leave the bedroom, this fridge has been great to keep some drinks cold while I’m working. I put them in already cold and they hold the temperature as long as they are in the fridge." —Aratay

    Get it from Amazon for $45.99+ (available in four colors).

    19. A pair of blue-light-blocking glasses to help defend your eyeballs against the strain of your transition from phone to laptop to television to laptop to phone, aka your eyes' new itinerary.

    A reviewer sitting on a couch with their laptop in their lap, wearing the blue light glasses

    Promising review: "During quarantine, my girlfriend and I have both spent a lot of time on screens (she on her laptop for work, and me on the TV playing video games). We got them about two weeks ago, and we've both noticed a huge difference in our blue screen tolerance. It has helped our eyes feel less tired, and pretty much anytime we look at any screen now, we are wearing these glasses. This is a great, low-priced two-pack deal. Everything looks a little bit yellow while wearing them, but that is truly my only complaint! Once you've worn them for a while you hardly notice the yellow until you take them off." —Taylor S.

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $11.98 (clip the "$10 off" coupon on the product page to reflect this price).

    20. A light-up essential oil diffuser and humidifier so you can set the air quality in your office to your *precise* standard, from the scent (might I recommend a soothing lavender??) to the humidity level.

    Each of these has eight different color modes with two brightness levels, and is equipped with two misting modes, an intermittent and continuous.

    Promising review: "Love it, I keep it in my office and love the different light displays, the little measure cup they send with it is perfect for measuring your water for it. The lights have two different displays lighter and darker in each color. It's really pretty as a night-light. The mist is very soft and runs a long time. I will be getting these as Christmas gifts. I love mine and will be buying more the rooms in my home. Glad I bought this one." —Ron Curenton

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in five colors).

    Psst — if you don't know which essential oils you want to try, you can get a small variety pack of six essential oils on Amazon for $12.99!

    21. A pair of Under Armour fleece pants that were basically invented for anyone who wants to work in their pajamas in their heart, but isn't yet emotionally ready to take the full leap.

    A model in the navy blue pants

    Promising review: "Due to the COVID-19 pandemic I've been working from the 'home office' for the better part of a month now, and I quickly came to realize that my WFH apparel was lacking. I wanted pants that were cozy and comfortable, yet still had a trimmer fit than traditional sweat pants or PJs. Enter these fleecy leg swaddlers. To my surprise the outside of the pants aren't actually fleecy, but instead just kind of feel like other generic gym shorts/pants. I actually like this because they seem a lot less likely to collect pet hair and such as fleece often tends to do enthusiastically. The inside though is where the magic happens. They have a thin, soft layer of fleece that simultaneously feels warm but also light. They're cozy for lounging around, but I also believe they'll be comfortable to wear when running/working out in cooler weather. Lastly, the fit is spot on. Overall, I'd definitely recommend these for anyone searching for 'athleisure' pants that are comfortable and sharp-looking. —Deke

    Get it from Amazon for $29.97+ (available in men's sizes S-5XL and six colors).

    22. Or a pair of very popular, absurdly cozy joggers you can stay comfy in at your desk without overheating.

    A model in black cuffed joggers

    Promising review: "These are SUPER soft. They are very thin so don’t buy them for warmth. They’re perfect for lounging around the house and working from home. I’m getting another pair since all of us with office jobs are stuck at home right now and we may as well live it up and be comfortable AF while working." —Lindsey

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in women's sizes S-3X and 35 colors and prints).

    23. A portable dual monitor for your laptop so you can tackle your to-do list with thaaaaat much more monitor space to breathe — a real perk now that your home office situation might change from room to room depending on what everyone else in the house needs on any given day.

    A laptop with a small black monitor attached to the existing monitor on a desk

    This is compatible with Mac, PC, and Chrome laptops between 13 and 17 inches, and attaches with device-safe metal plates. The magnetic pull is strong enough for you to take your laptop from room to room without undoing your setup, but also easy enough to remove that you can tuck everything into a backpack quickly when you're on the move. You can even rotate the display to your preferences, if you want it at an angle!

    Promising review: "I’ve been using the SideTrak for a week now and it has been an absolute game-changer for me. The instructions were easy to follow, and installation a breeze. The SideTrak was first whipped into action during a 2 hour long ride in my car as a passenger, and I was utterly impressed with how much I got done with ease, in that amount of time! Additionally, I’ve gotten a lot more use out of the SideTrak than I imagined— such as when I’m lounging in my backyard, kitchen, living room, pool... anywhere outside of the room in my office, the possibilities are endless! I’m all about efficiency and maximizing my time and the SideTrak has contributed largely in those areas. Thank you." —Ratana K.

    Get it from Amazon for $299.99.

    24. A set of Monkey Noodles, a quiet sensory toy that stretches, pulls, twirls, wraps, *and* squeezes and may help calm anxiety during video conferencing marathons that laugh in the face of Dolly Parton's "Nine To Five."

    Reviewer image of five long noodle-shaped toys in different colors

    Promising review: "This is my absolute favorite fidget! I’m an adult with autism and ADHD. I carry one around with me everywhere I go. It definitely assists me in staying calm/still while I’m at work. I’ve recommended it to several friends!" —KaelynnVP

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $9.99.

    25. A memory foam gel pad for your wrists to relieve some of the cramping and wrist pain that comes with holding your hands over your keyboard the whole livelong day.

    A model typing with one hand and using a mouse with the other, their wrists propped up by the pads

    It comes in two pieces — one you can prop in front of your keyboard, and the other in front of your mouse.

    Promising review: "I've been working from home due to COVID and began experiencing wrist pain. The soft cushion from both items provided the relief I needed. Great products and price!" —Gaga15

    Get it from Amazon for $16.76 (available in three sizes and 14 colors).

    26. A Focused & Fabulous candle you can get in one of seven signature scents to keep you relaxed and focused even on work days when you are one Gchat away from losing your last marble.

    A lit black candle with white and gold text that says "focused & fabulous"
    Instagram: @dorothybco

    Dorothy B & Co. is a New York-based, Black woman-owned shop established in 2017 that specializes in hand-poured artisan soy wax candles.

    You can get the candle in Raspberry Vanilla, Caribbean Teakwood, Gardenia, Green Tea, Honeysuckle Jasmine, Sea Salt & Orchid, Vanilla & Amber, Citrus & Coconut, Mango Papaya, or Peach Nectar.

    Promising review: "Love them! They came super fast, are bigger than I expected, super cute decor pieces, and they smell AWESOME!!!! Thank you so much!" —Athena Holden

    Get it from Dorothy B. & Co. on their website for $25 or on Etsy for $25.

    27. A lightweight breakfast tray you can prop next to you on your bed, because let's be honest, 90% of the Gchats you're sending your coworkers are from deep inside a mountain of your sheets.

    A model sitting on the floor with a wooden breakfast tray elevating food

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this item. It can be used in so many different ways! It is also very sturdy and high quality. I highly recommend it. Perfect size to set your computer down and a coffee or a larger breakfast. I love it!" —Micaela

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99.

    28. An under-the-desk foot rest to help take pressure off your feet and lower back, subtly fixing your posture and preventing some of the aches and pains that come from parking it at your home desk all day long.

    A reviewer image of a person's feet on the black foot rest pad under a desk

    Promising review: "What can I say, it's soft and squishy. It slowly springs back into shape after usage is stopped and is very comfortable under my desk. Like many these days, I'm working from home and sit at my desk for a large portion of my day. I bought this to be more comfortable while working and it does what I wanted. For the price it's a great buy." —Alexander Blanchette

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    29. Or an adjustable foot hammock you can easily install under your desk to keep your feet elevated if you, like me, are someone who deeply resents gravity on their legs during the workday.

    A model resting their feet in a hammock installed under their desk

    Promising review: "I ordered this hammock because it was the only one I found that offered universal installation AND positive reviews. I attached it to the holes in my work desk that are for cords and cables. It works perfectly!! Bonus awesomeness: I have a pinched sciatic nerve, and using this hammock provides the perfect stretch for the piriformis muscle. If you've had sciatic pain, you know this muscle. It's also inconspicuous under my desk, so it doesn't draw attention when I'm using it." —AuntieD

    Get it from Amazon for $19.89.

    30. A set of desk-themed heat therapy rice pads designed to target all the spots working from home hit the hardest, from your neck all the way down to your littlest toe.

    The heat pads in gray with white chain designs
    The Ferris Wheels/Etsy

    The Ferris Wheels is a North Carolina-based Etsy shop established in 2008 that specializes in microwave heat pack, cold packs, rice flax heating pads, and neck wraps in various designs.

    Options for the set include a neck wrap, two wrist wraps, foot warmers and a neck warmer.

    Promising review: The office kit is awesome! I have used the thermal packs a few times, including heating up the wrist rests on days I type a lot. So stylish and healing! Thanks for making such awesome products!" —Sara Kohn

    Get it from The Ferris Wheels on Etsy for $24.95+ (available in individual pieces or in sets, as well as 10 colors).

    31. A rotating, heated back and neck massager to work out all of the knots in your odds and ends that you're starting to name after individual Excel spreadsheets.

    A reviewer holding the massager, which has three rotating heated balls under the fabric on both sides

    Promising review: "I'm sitting all day at home during the COVID outbreak, and I was looking for something I could use now and in the future. It is intense! I like to use it on my shoulder and on my lower back. I am excited that it can be used in the car, as I expect to be moving cross-country in the new year or so." — Alli

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99.

    32. A super soft, height-adjustable velvet swivel desk chair to add a touch of vintage sophistication to your otherwise modern setup. (Also, desk chairs that spin > all desk chairs ever.),

    Promising review: "I got this chair in green and it looks much better in person than it does online! The velvet is super soft and the chair itself seems pretty comfortable. It's a desk chair so I didn't want the cushion to be too soft. I love that it has such a great range of height because I usually want to sit in different ways depending on what I'm doing at my desk. It was incredibly easy to assemble, and it arrived much more quickly than Amazon originally estimated!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $125.99 (available in four colors).

    33. A compact light therapy lamp that thousands of reviewers swear by — this UV-free bb has three different brightness settings to bring the perfect amount of light to your life, so you can tailor it to your WFH needs.

    A model working on a computer next to the small rectangular light propped on a table

    It also comes with a timer, so you can set it to stay on anywhere between 10 and 60 minutes before it shuts off automatically. They recommend users start with 10 minutes (and avoid staring directly at it) to see how it impacts mood and energy before trying it for longer periods of time. Many reviewers swear by this for helping improve their mood, energy levels, and sleep by getting more "sunlight" in darker months when they might not actively be getting as much.

    Promising review: "I bought this therapy lamp because I heard and read so many good things about light therapy. I used it for about one month and yes I can confirm there are promising results. I can imagine what great results using this over time would yield. I definitely feel a perk after using this about twice to three times a day in 10-minute increments especially since Im working from home and sitting at a computer desk most of the day in a room where there is barely any light. Yes there’s definitely something about light that boosts your mood and make you feel more active. It’s also small enough to sit on the table next to me while I have my morning coffee and while I work. I can put it just about anywhere I’m sitting for 10 minutes. I feel like I’m actually sitting in the sun but not draining just positive mood enhancing. Great product and very sturdy the quality is durable and easy to use." —Donna Anderson

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99 (get this price by clipping the "$5 off coupon" on the product page).

    34. An eco-friendly air purifier for some major allergy relief during the workday — this has an eco-friendly, reusable filter for dust, pollen, smoke, odor, and pet dander, so you can finally stop putting yourself on mute every time you need to sneeze during a Zoom.

    Black air purifer with several speed and light settings

    It also comes with a fragrance option — you can drop any essential oil in and have it ~waft~.

    Promising review: "I have no idea how to quantify how well this works, but I haven't needed my inhaler since we got it. Our neighbors (older apartment building) are heavy smokers and my wife and I were both bothered by it. It feels better now. We've been leaving this running whenever we're home. The touch sensor works well to turn it on and off. It does make some noise, but it's just kind of a low ambient fan sound that's easy to ignore. As an unexpected bonus it's really really good at filtering pet smells- I have two stinky male rats in the middle of rat puberty, their bedding gets changed every other day, and when they were due for a cleaning you used to be able to smell it across the room. You can't anymore unless you're right next to the cage. I honestly didn't have high hopes for this but it's worth it for that alone." —Chris

    Get it from Amazon for $40.99 (get this price by clipping the "$7 off" coupon on the product page).

    35. An Amazon Echo Dot, Amazon's most popular Alexa-enabled device, because it comes equipped with a new "Work From Home" routine. You can personally tailor it to have Alexa remind you when to start your day, when to take breaks, when to eat, when to start making dinner, and — most importantly!! — when to log the heck off.

    A white circular Amazon Echo dot on a table

    Also?? Sometimes you just need to have a coworker who tells you weird jokes and warns you when it's about to rain and is always up-to-date on the latest world news. This lil' Echo can help fill the coworker-shaped void in your WFH heart.

    Similar to other Alexa-enabled devices, the Echo Show 5 responds to voice commands and can be synced with Audible, Amazon Music, Amazon Video, and other apps and programs like Spotify, iTunes, and NPR.

    Promising review: "It's small and looks great. Great quality. And for such a low price, it does so much. And now during the stay at home days of the pandemic and working from home, it keeps me entertained all day!" —ADELA

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in four colors).

    36. A "hierarchy of remote work needs" print to keep at your desk as a reminder that the new self-actualization is logging the heck off at the end of the day and living your human life.

    A pyramid that says "hierarchy of remote needs" with jokes based on Maslow's hierarchy of needs

    Fosslien is a California-based Etsy shop established in 2011 that specializes in custom stickers, prints, mugs, hats, and more.

    Get it from Fosslien on Etsy for $6.

    Psst — this shop offers ✨free shipping✨ !

    You beholding your new comfy WFH set up:

    20th Century Fox

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