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    47 Upgrades For Anyone Who’s A Little Fed Up With Their Home Office

    Say thank you in advance to this ergonomic lap desk for taking "couch desk" from a state of mind to a lifestyle.

    1. A colorful, easy-to-install LED strip to backlight your monitor or your desk and give it the vaguely intergalactic ambience it deserves. Bonus? This can offset eye strain by reducing the contrast between the screen and a dark room.

    2. A super lightweight ergonomic lap desk with a built-in wrist pad to keep your laptop from sliding down, plus an extra slot to keep a tablet or phone upright, because everyone knows "home office" also means "couch" and "bed" and wherever you need to starfish yourself to focus. This will keep your computer steady and comfy so you can do just that.

    3. A mini illuminated relaxation waterfall for your work desk or your bedside table, perfect for calming some of the "AGJAKLFGJAG" in your brain.

    4. A six-outlet wall charger designed specifically for larger chargers that also comes equipped with two USB fast-charging ports *and* a night-light — meaning now you can finally end your annoying daily ritual of unplugging and re-plugging things in the tangle of wires under your desk.

    5. A Bluetooth speakerphone designed to reduce background noise and help amp up the sound quality of your group Zoom calls, so not only can you hear coworkers more clearly, but they can hear *you* more clearly, too.

    A small round black speaker with buttons controlling volume and settings on a desk

    6. Or a mini retro-inspired Bluetooth speaker you can set on your desk to do all your sound-related bidding, whether it's playing your Work Jams playlist on Spotify (read: just a whooole bunch of Beyoncé) or taking calls.

    Mini retro-looking radio speakers in blue, green, and pink

    7. A delightfully colorful shortcut keyboard cover so you can easily navigate through (and discover brand new!!) hacks for tricky programs like Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Pro X, and more.

    8. A minimalist tear-off weekly desk planner to bring some order to the frankly alarming pile of Post-It notes and checklists that are mounting on your desk. This gives you a bird's eye view of the legit important things that need to get done each week, so you can bring calm vibes to your WFH space again.

    A black and white page with slots for each day, a to-do list, notes, and habit tracking

    9. A nifty rearview desk mirror you can use for a bunch of different things, whether it's keeping tabs on kiddos and pets behind you, watching a TV monitor behind you without getting *too* distracted, or even just making sure nobody sneaks up and spooks you when you're in ~full flow~.

    10. A The Office door sign any fan of the show deserves to hang outside their home office area for authenticity's sake (after all, you miss 100% of the signs you don't hang).

    11. Or for the true Dunder-Mifflin stan, a personalized The Office door sign to make it clear to everyone on the other side of your home office that you're napping — I mean working — hard.

    The Office door signs with people's names on them like Kamal's Office and Crystal's Office

    12. A handy under-the-desk headphone mount and USB charger so you can unclutter a whoooole bunch of nonsense on your desk in one go, plus always know precisely where your beloved noise-canceling headphones are when it gets loud in the house.

    Pair of headphones under a desk cradled in the black mount, with charging wires held on the side

    13. A transparent monitor attachment for those of us with an old school, Post-it Note using habit — this will give you the ability to take the clutter off your desk and put reminders in your clear line of sight. It even has a little spot to hold your phone so you won't miss any incoming calendar reminders or texts!

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. An internet-beloved time-marked water bottle you can get in a bajillion different colors to remind you to stay hydrated during the day, preventing the headaches and even the mild anxiety that can come with being dehydrated — something that it might be especially easy to forget when you're working on your lonesome.

    17. 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

    18. A truly ginormous Baby Yoda mug not just because you deserve to work alongside the cutest coworker in the galaxy, but because this 20-ounce guzzler is SIZABLE and will help you caffeinate to your heart's desire.

    19. Plus 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.

    20. A desktop ~aesthetic~ download, complete with nine high resolution wallpapers and 12 uniquely colored folders and alphabet letters, 20 hand drawn folder covers, and an easy installation guide. If you're going to stare at a screen for 12 hours a day, you might as well enjoy the view!!

    A desktop screen with beige, brown, and pinkish tones in a minimalist design

    21. A waterproof, stain-resistant faux marble granite adhesive you can use on an old desk to magic it into a sleeker, brand-new version that'll make you proud to take WFH setup 'grams.

    Faux white and granite covering a white desk

    22. A portable dual monitor for your laptop to give your screen thaaaaat much more 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

    23. A rainbow prism suncatcher you can easily hang indoors or out to refract sunlight and make a bunch of teensy little rainbows all over the place, like your home office is your own little magical realm.

    24. A personalized Spotify code sticker for your work playlist, so anytime you're stuck in a rut and need some inspo to tackle your inbox, you can tap it open with your phone and have some emergency Britney Spears on tap at all times.

    Rectangular stickers with Spotify codes on this in different color schemes

    25. 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

    26. A luxe 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.)

    27. 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.

    28. Or a compact, TikTok-famous rolling desk bike pretty much guaranteed to keep even the most restless among us on task. Sorry @ your actual desk.

    29. Or!!!! A universal laptop treadmill desk attachment so you can power walk through the embarrassment of a text from your mom popping up while you were screensharing to half your coworkers.

    30. 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*.

    31. 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-canceling" mode it's basically all the irritating background noise in the world just *POOFS* away.

    32. 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

    33. 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

    34. 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.

    35. Or a tiny (and adorable!!) cactus humidifier that operates on a USB cable, so you can keep the air in your designated computer space cozy and hydrating while you conquer the 57 tabs open on your monitor one by one.

    A small, lit up white humidifier with a teensy green cactus emerging from it

    36. An adorable We Rate Dogs daily calendar to brighten up your day every single time you sit down at your desk and inspire you to do your very best, just like all the dogs are. What? Did we do?? To deserve dogs????? 😭

    A daily tear off calendar with a picture of a cute dog on it and a little blurb about it

    37. A set of adjustable desk shelves to organize your professional knickknacks and make your WFH space feel dimensional and cozy.

    A set of small shelves in a light wood holding books and pencils and succulents

    38. A sweet little small neon sign to install on your workspace wall that comes in a *bunch* of cute and calming designs, so you're bound to find one to match your aesthetic.