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    27 WFH Products People Are Swearing By In Quarantine

    Everything you need to keep your space organized, quiet, and caffeinated.

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    1. A six-outlet wall charger designed specifically for larger chargers that also comes equipped with two USB fast-charging ports *and* a night-light, so your WFH setup is as organized as possible.

    A reviewer image of six chargers and two USB chargers in the lit outlet

    Promising review: "Love this. I have many items to plug in now that I have to office at home. There’s plenty of room to plug in two laptops, a computer, a monitor and my Alexa safely. It’s a little bulkier than I was expecting but that is due to the room your items will need." —Jennifer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    2. 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 $22.98.

    3. An insulated soundproofing strip that easily sticks to the outer rims of your door so you and your roommate can both be on a Skype call without hearing each other's coworkers echoing in the distance.

    Psst — this insulated strip also stops air conditioning from escaping out of the crack under the door, saving energy and money!

    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 $8.57 (available in two colors).

    4. 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 chair.

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

    Promising review: "I've purchased similar items in the past that visually looked like this but were stiff and rigid. This is amazing. Totally eased my back pain from my quarantined at home desk job. Highly recommend." —Bellarosa555

    Get it from Amazon for $32.95.

    5. A time-marked water bottle to remind you to stay hydrated during the day, which is especially important when you're WFH — it's even easier to feel anxious or tired when you're on your lonesome, and being dehydrated can def make it even worse.

    This bb also comes with a no-leak lid and the ability to infuse your water with fruit to jazz things up — plus a carrying strap, so you can take it on your midday walks away from your desk!

    Promising review: "Was drinking less water since working from home. Super excited that it was leakproof! I love the accountability!" —Amy J.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95.

    6. A selfie ring light for all your Zoom presentations, so you can trick your coworkers into thinking you live inside a beautifully-lit Instagram apartment instead of a snack dungeon.

    A lit selfie ring on a tripod pointing at a reviewer's desk set up

    You can either use this with your phone mounted just under the light for FaceTime, or if you're calling or filming from a laptop, you can set up the tripod or the light on your desk behind the screen. Boom, fancy lighting.

    Promising review: "I’ve been having to work from home. During this time, I’m in front of my computer doing WebEx calls and Teams. Having to present and talk in front of 20-50+ people. This light is AWESOME! My team even asked what I did and then made their purchase right away!" —Anna Chouinard

    Get it from Amazon for $45.99.

    7. 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 8-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 $32.99.

    8. A cold brew coffee maker so gloriously easy to use that all you have to do is stick your favorite ground coffee in the filter, seal the airtight lid on top, and pop it in the fridge overnight. Boom, four cups of cold brew.

    A pitcher with a coffee filter and a large handle, full of iced coffee in a fridge

    Promising review: "With the indefinite work from home situation 2020 has put us in, I had a real craving for my Starbucks iced coffee especially as the weather has gotten warmer. Since I can't go out and get my expensive iced coffee, I decided to get this product to make it myself. Best decision ever. It's very easy to make smooth, delicious iced coffee overnight and have a perfect brew in the morning." —Shelby

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    9. An adorably encouraging daily planner you can fill out throughout the course of each day to keep yourself on track for all your calls, goals, and even your water intake — an easy solution for anyone who sometimes gets so focused on tasks they forget to come up for air.

    A blank page of the planner

    Each planner comes with 50 tear-off sheets the size of a standard piece of paper.

    Promising review: "Super cute and helpful. Exactly what I needed to help me stay on track with working at home during this quarantine." —Arline

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    10. 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 $21.09+ (available in men's sizes S-5XL and six colors).

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

    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).

    12. A whole bunch of delicious snacks with some major "there's free food in the office kitchen!" vibes, in case you, like me, are someone who loves popcorn as much as they love their coworkers.

    A box full of assorted snacks

    Each box comes with an assorted pack of 40 snack bags, including chips, nuts, bars, and fruit snacks. (My faves are Pipcorn and those Veggie Straws in case anyone needed more snack opinions from a stranger in their life.)

    Promising review: "Sent this care package to my adult son and daughter-in-law, so they could enjoy healthy snacks while working from home. They love it!" —Fredese Wheetly

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    13. A thin, waterproof desk pad you can use as a mouse pad, a writing surface, or just a chic way to tie the chaos of your desk together.

    A model typing at their desk with the mat under their laptop and accessories

    Psst — they're also reversible, so you get two colors in one!

    Promising review: "I bought the grey/orange (really peachy not orange) pad for my desk. It's great, it's super thin, works well with my wireless mouse and I can use it as a writing pad under my paperwork. I don't love working from home but this makes it just a little bit easier." —Rachel

    Get it from Amazon for $16.14 (available in eight styles).

    14. A phone holder that'll make it a heck of a lot easier to make work calls over FaceTime or Gchat, or just keep tabs on your texts or other news coming in during the day.


    Psst — you can prop your phone up on it vertically or horizontally, depending on what you're using it for.

    Promising review: "I bought this for all of the Zoom meetings I was conducting at home. It works great! It’s very sturdy and allows me a good angle when speaking to clients. Would recommend." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    15. An always-handy smart plug you can sync with your devices like Alexa and Google Home to turn things on and off without getting up to do it yourself — a godsend when you're on mute in a Zoom meeting and don't want everyone to watch you awkwardly get up to turn off the Crock-Pot in the middle of a presentation.

    A small white plug next to the app you can use to control it

    You can also control the devices plugged into it via an app, which will turn items on and off no matter where you are. Plus, if you live in a big household, you can set up the app on multiple devices so everyone will be able to sync with them.

    Promising review: "This smart plug is much easier setup than what my experience. Works well with Google Assistant. Especially right now working from home making us more lazy than before. I like this!" —Geno

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99.

    16. A delightfully bendy desk lamp that not only charges right up with a USB cord, but will also serve as a port to charge your phone. Behold this glorious intersection of style and function!

    A white desk lamp with a sloped bending stand

    It also comes with three different brightness settings, so you can adjust it as the light in your space changes throughout the day.

    Promising review: "Great little desk lamp. I needed something basic and affordable to add to my desk since I’m working from home. The lamp is bright and has three levels of light settings to access by pushing the on/off button. The USB port is convenient." —K. Otero

    Get it from Amazon for $13.94 (available in four colors).

    17. A pair of wireless noise-cancelling headphones to drown out the apocalyptic sounds of your desk mate opening their Sun Chips bag in your open office instead of passive-aggressively wincing your way through lunch.

    A model in teal over-the-ear headphones

    Plus, the charge on these is no joke — in Bluetooth mode, they get around 30 hours of play time!

    Promising review: "With the recent pandemic, I've been having to work from home and so has my husband. These noise-canceling headphones are perfect for blocking out his business calls and for focusing in on the zoominar presenters. They've been a great quality product at a very reasonable price." —K.T.

    Get them from Amazon for $59.99+ (available in seven colors).

    18. A mug warmer that'll keep your coffee piping hot 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 mug of coffee on top of the black mug warmer pad

    Promising review: "I am currently working from home and I make tea at every hour of every day. I used to own a Mr. Coffee and had lost it during transition of moving so I HAD to get another one. I’m so glad that I did because now my tea stays warm throughout work. There is no adjustment to high and low but I prefer things simple. You just switch it on and it stays on. The plate gets pretty hot which makes my cup hot at the bottom. No issue for me because I don’t have children. I prefer warm tea over piping hot or freezing cold. This little device is my best friend and it’s great. I would definitely recommend this to anyone that loves a 'just right' cup of anything." —Cecy R.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.89.

    19. A document holder to prop up any notes or scripts you need for meetings and presentations over Zoom, so you don't have to be constantly looking down at your keyboard or trying to open a Word doc.

    A popped up document holder with a clip at the top securing paper in place on a desk

    Promising review: "Now that I am working from home, I needed something that would hold paper so I could type information on my computer. I had one at work, but never spent the money to get one for home. This is a great price, for a great product. I highly recommend it." —Hannah

    Get it from Amazon for $13.26.

    20. A set of adhesive cable clips you can stick to your desk to keep your charging cables locked in one convenient place, so your desk doesn't become a veritable jungle of cords that makes you wince every time you see it.

    A model showing the adhesive back of the small holder before putting it on a desk and putting a cable in it

    Promising review: "Fixes a problem I didn't know how to fix! Keeps cords where I want them and prevents them from falling behind my nightstand. Especially helpful with working from home. Get them! You don't be disappointed." —Ally

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $6.97.

    21. A 42-page Rocketbook Fusion reusable notebook that works the same way all their products do — you can write on its pages the way you would a regular notebook, upload the page onto your devices, and wipe the notebook clean with water to use all over again.

    A model writing in the planner page of a Rocket notebook

    This notebook includes lined and grid pages in addition to planner, calendar, and brainstorming pages, so it pretty much covers any of your WFH needs.

    Promising review: "Loving using less paper. Got this product when transitioning to work from home. I am a math teacher and was using a lot of paper to write notes and to do lists, show students how to do problems, etc. This is amazing. Thinking about getting a class set for next year." —Alecia Martin

    Get it from Amazon for $37 (available in eight colors).

    22. 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 $23.95.

    23. An Amazon Echo Dot, because you know what? 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.

    A white circular Amazon Echo dot on a table

    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 $49.99.

    24. A memory foam gel pad for your wrists, which might relieve some of the cramping and wrist pain that comes with holding your hands over your keyboard the wholelive long 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 $15.39+ (available in three colors).

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

    A set of desk shelves in a light wood that fit several books, plants, and desk accessories

    Promising review: "Working from home I needed something to organize my work essentials so I didn’t feel like my table was just a mess of stuff. This is better than I expected. It’s cute, it makes access to what I need easier and I’m able to have things organized. Even after I’m able to go back to the office I can see use for this for many things!" —Jennifer

    Get them from Amazon for $24.99 (available in three colors).

    26. A white noise machine that makes a constant pfshhhhhh noise or nature sounds to help mask outside noises like construction or your neighbor's Netflix queue.

    A hand-sized white noise machine on a bedside table

    This compact machine has six noise modes: White Noise, Thunder, Ocean, Rain, Summer Night, and Brook. You can either have it make the noise continuously until you shut it off, or designate it to make noise for 15, 30, or 60 minutes.

    Promising review: "As we're all on COVID alert and working from home, I don't have a 'quiet space' from which to work. So I bought this to drown out the sounds of the TV and other every noises at home. Works great. Can just leave it on or switch to the time mode if using it for sleep. The sounds are pretty continuous so you can't easily identify when the loop starts over again." —db

    Get it from Amazon for $20.29.

    27. A pair of WFH-friendly pajamas – they *totally* look like regular clothes from the waist up, in case you're dialing into a surprise video conference (everyone's favorite kind!).

    A reviewer in the black pajamas, which are a pair of drawstring shorts and a V-neck tee

    Promising review: "I love that the are soft and comfortable. Since I spend practically 24 hours a day from home working, I stocked up on comfortable clothes. This is just right for sleeping, cleaning, and working from home. Thank you." —Rosie Almandarez

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in women's sizes S-XXL and 12 colors).

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