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    29 Super Cute Things To Help You Be More Productive

    You just can't get mad at these for making you work harder.

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    1. A flexible plant lamp so you're reminded how much you're ~growing~ when you have to face a late night at the office — this'll keep your desk nice and bright so you don't zone out until 10 p.m.,

    It has three brightness levels, a touch-sensitive switch, and a pencil holder!

    Promising review: "Since it is cordless, it can go anywhere on my desk at work and the soft light beats the overhead lights in my office any day. It comes with its own USB charger and it sits nicely in the lamp so I don't lose it! The 'stem' also adjusts so you can move it around to accommodate you and your work space." —Elizabeth

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in four colors).

    2. A hardcover spiral notebook to remind you to take notes during v important meetings (aka you won't have to ask your boss questions later that they literally JUST talked about). If people try to ask you about your weekend, just show them this cover.


    Promising review: "I have really enjoyed this notepad. It's simple and helps me keep track of all those things I need to do." —WKET

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in 20 styles).

    3. A heart-shaped mini waffle maker that'll not only make waking up simply ADORABLE, but encourage non-morning people to make quick and easy breakfasts (important!!!). Like your mom always says, a full belly in the morning makes you feel energized the rest of the day, so work won't feel so slow.


    Promising review: "If you like waffles, but don't want to eat gigantic ones and/or don't have a ton of counters pace to spare for a full size waffle maker, this little thing is well worth the price. Another benefit of this smaller size is that you can use the waffles from this little machine to make sandwiches, for those who like breakfast on-the-go, not to mention a sweet and savory treat in the morning. We have actually been surprised by how much we use this item considering other waffle makers we've purchased all end up collecting dust in the back of a cupboard. This really is a waffle maker that you'll use more than once; in fact, diehard waffle fans will probably use it every day." —Memory Lane

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    To learn more about how the original, regular-shaped mini waffle maker helped a BuzzFeed writer make herself breakfast more often, check out "Just 10 Things You'll Want To Try In July".

    4. A set of mini squishies, because these'll be here for you to help relieve some s-t-r-e-s-s when you feel like you can't read one. more. email. They believe in you!


    Promising review: "They came earlier than expected and I also got an extra one, great for stress relief or just a fun toy to play with." —Rebecca Yahar-Gershman

    Get a pack of 25 from Amazon for $9.99.

    5. A charming countdown timer for using at your desk whenever you're having a hard time staying ~motivated~. You can use this as an especially cute version of the Pomodoro Technique — work for 25+ minutes, followed by a five minute break.


    It goes up to 60 minutes!

    Promising review: "The timer works accurately and conveniently. So cute. I really like it!" —Summer J

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    6. A set of llama pens so taking notes in class feels more like a reward than the longest hour of your life. Dare I say, your attitude towards paying attention will *soften*.


    Promising review: "Great pens! I think they are fine tip which is great for me, they write perfectly." —Emma

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $4.99.

    7. A Pixar slow cooker to help you realize how ~magical~ cooking all your meals (repeat after me: no more takeout) can be when all you have to do is throw everything into the pot and leave. This is basically the adult version of Toy Story.


    It comes with a seven-quart removable stoneware insert, variable heat settings (low, warm, and high), cool-touch side handles, and non-skid rubber feet.

    Promising review: "If you're looking for a cute, easy-to-use kitchen staple that will not only make weeknight dinners easier but also give you a hefty dose of the warm-n-fuzzies just by sitting on your kitchen counter, look no further. My husband and I are huge Diseny/Pixar fans, so we ended up purchasing this purely for looks alone. But as it turns out, it's actually a very nice slow cooker. We actually cooked our Thanksgiving turkey (breast only) in this crock pot, and it came out so well that we plan to do the same thing again this year!" —Kate

    Get it from Amazon for $35.

    8. A pack of heart- and star-shaped acne patches that'll officially take your mind off any distracting pimple woes that keep you from focusing on the tasks at hand, *and* make sure you actually leave on time in the morning. Your day is about to have a much more productive start now that you don't fuss with coverup for 30 minutes.

    Promising review: "This is the best!! I’ve used many kinds of acne patches, but these are just as great, cheaper, and cuter! I no longer buy others and instead buy these. They work best with whiteheads if left on overnight. I have also worn this in the day with foundation and BB cream. I’ve recommended this to so many friends, who also have had great results. As someone with hormonal acne resulting in tons of whiteheads, despite using prescription medicines, this is a lifesaver." —Nikki

    Get a pack of 56 (28 star and 28 heart) from Amazon for $7.99.

    To learn more about pimple patches, check out "These Satisfying Acne Patches Deserve A National Holiday, Change My Mind".

    9. A mini wireless retro speaker, because sometimes you need to play "Eye of the Tiger" approximately 17 times before feeling like you can actually tackle your 50-page reading assignment.


    Maybe do this at your desk at home...not sure how many people in the library will join you in your singing.

    Promising review: "Its small and cute and packs a good punch. I use this speaker at work on my desk so I can listen to music while I work away the day. I get so many compliments from coworkers on how adorable it is, half the time they don't even realize that its a speaker until I tell them." —Mrs. Lemon121314

    Get it from Amazon for $16.89 (available in six colors).

    10. A cute charger label for keeping track of your charger (and protecting it from fraying) so you don't waste an hour trying to track down which cubicle mate "accidentally" took it. That's precious time you could be WORKING.


    Promising review: "My charging cable was starting to fall apart at the top. I could see the wires slowly peeking out through my nylon braided charing cable and it was charging my phone on and off. I decided to buy this product to mend the cable instead of buying a brand new one. To my surprise, my charging cable is still working with this. It saved me some money for now." —Anonymous

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in 21 styles).

    11. A sloth to-do pad so you can rely on inarguably the cutest lil' helpers you can find, and add some cheer to your day-to-day (but still manage to accomplish all your tasks). These sloths won't judge how long it takes to get some things finished, but they're not leaving until you check everything off.

    Emma McAnaw / BuzzFeed

    Plus it's broken down by priority so you can manage your time better! I have this myself, and I love these little guys. They really do motivate me once I'm actually able to list things out! I'm easily overwhelmed, but since making these new friends, I feel so much more organized and on top of things.

    Promising review: "I can no longer live without this planner. It keeps it all sorted for me so that I can focus on one area at a time and get things done faster." —Terri Boyd

    Get it from Amazon for $5.95.

    To learn more about how my lil' sloth helpers make sure I get my work done, check out my full review in "Just 10 Things You'll Want To Try In July".

    12. A set of Saturn paperclips to help ~gravitate~ you to your desk and get more organized so you don't lose the very printouts you need to get everything done.

    Meeko and Louie / Etsy

    Get a pack of eight from Meeko and Louie on Etsy for $4.11.

    13. A mini Hershey's caffeine shot that'll not only be the ~sweetest~ part of your day, but give you the extra boost you need to tackle your inbox.


    Each two-ounce shot is the equivalent of a cup of coffee!

    Promising review: "Good grief this is better than 5-Hour Energy. I don't know what it is about this stuff, but I drink one and my body goes into overdrive. I'm alert, busy, and on the ball for hours after I drink one. There's no crash either, which is fantastic, you just gradually slow down and go back to normal." —A Mom

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $14.99 (available in 10 flavors).

    14. A pair of microfiber duster slippers, because these lil' guys will help you accept that sometimes the only cleaning we want to get done is when walking to the kitchen. Now you can count that pan of brownies as a ~reward~ for cleaning...😉.


    Promising review: "This must be the greatest idea since the discovery of fire! Two days in, and my hardwood is shining! And all with just walking around! Of course the quality is pedestrian (pardon), of course it doesn’t look like it was made by Versace, but that’s not the point, is it?" —Nigel

    Get them from Amazon for $11.99 (available in three sizes and 14 styles).

    15. An elephant desk organizer for finally decluttering your space — something that's probably quite distracting. And! It holds your phone so you don't religiously check it, instead of doing your work. Your notifications will be much easier to quickly read...just maybe mute that group chat for now.


    Promising review: "I love, love, love this. I’m ordering additional ones for my coworkers who were admiring my organizer. It was very easy to assemble (five minutes) and comes with the tools and screws needed. It was actually bigger than expected, but holds everything I need well. It looks great on my desk and holds my phone! I would definitely purchase again." —Tymisha R.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in five patterns).

    16. A pair of teddy hand warmers so you can keep your paws nice and toasty despite your office's inexplicably cold temps. It turns out typing is a lot easier when your hands aren't begging you to go into your pockets.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "These heat up really well and they keep my hands nice and toasty!" —Ramosalex24

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $35.

    17. A cute lunch bag to always pack a protein-packed meal (important!!!) so you can keep your energy up all day, instead of crashing after a measly granola bar from the vending machine.


    Promising review: "I needed something to use as a lunch box for work since my last one broke and came across this one which had the cutest design! I know that the picture had some sort of utensils case on it but was really not expecting the lunch bag to come with utensils! That thoroughly surprised me! The lunch bag itself is also really nice! It keeps my food warm or cool depending on what I initially put! It’s also got a decent amount of space!" —Maki Ventanilla

    Get it from Amazon for $8.24 (available in four styles).

    18. A kawaii Harry Potter 2020 planner that'll help you say, "accio organization" and never forget about a deadline again. No more scrambling to get an entire presentation done before noon.


    This comes with 12 monthly tabs, annual and monthly planning prompts and spaces, monthly calendars, vertical weekly planning pages, six dot grid pages, four lined pages, and four sticker sheets.

    Promising review: "This planner has a well-thought-out layout which allows you to better visualize and structure your time. Not to mention the ADORABLE Harry Potter art all throughout the planner. The colors are vibrant, the drawings are unique, and there are FUN stickers attached at the back of the planner to make decorating a blast! If you are a Harry Potter fan and looking for an easy to use, durable, aesthetically pleasing planner, this is the one to buy!" —B

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    See what won best planners on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    19. A jellyfish face cleanser, because this'll make sure your nightly routine goes ~swimmingly~ — and that you actually do it. Step one of being a productive human: remembering to wash your face.


    Promising review: "I love these! I bought this because it was cute and I thought it'd make good stocking stuffers, but then this actually turned out to be super functional. I have really oily skin and have a hard time exfoliating my T-zone/eyebrow area, and this gets the job done and also feel great." —Sax17

    Get it from Amazon for $5.

    20. A set of floral file folders for letting your organization skills *blossom* so you don't spend half your day wondering where the HECK you left that report.


    Promising review: "Wow! What can I say. So far every Bloom product I have purchased has arrived quickly and been packaged perfectly. They are all beautiful. It makes having to organize paper and be a functioning adult much more enjoyable. I love that for the most part I can find matching items." —megan spisak

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $9.95 (available three styles).

    21. A sushi pushpin holder so your important tasks are staring you in the FACE when you tack reminders up — look at you, on a 🍣 roll 🍣!


    It comes with 50 pins!

    Promising review: "Omigosh, this is the cutest thing ever! Pushpins that look like sushi! I bought one for myself and one for a dear friend who also loves sushi. It has just the right amount of pushpins to make it look realistic. Makes such a charming addition to my desk, and now I have pushpins handy if I need them. I would just need to make sure I don't lose any of the pins, or the 'rice' would show through. The 'rice' part even has a rice pattern on it, though, so even with all the pushpins taken out it still looks pretty realistic." —T. Thomas

    Get it from Amazon for $7.94+ (available in five styles).

    22. A mini Starbucks power bank to help you keep up with your emails during especially busy afternoons without worrying about your phone dying midday.

    Promising review: "This charger is adorable and works really well! I love it." —Janae Hone

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in two colors).

    23. A cactus humidifier that'll make your desk space a little less ~prickly~ — at least when it comes to the super dry air that's making it hard to concentrate. This'll improve the air quality so you can b-r-e-a-t-h-e and FOCUS.


    Promising review: "This little humidifier puts out a lot of mist. Surprisingly, for its small size, it is comparable to much larger types. I've never had a humidifier that has had a cotton wick before, so I wasn't sure how it would work and honestly wasn't expecting much. It exceeded my expectations and I love it. It came with an extra cotton wick which is nice. I use it at work and was just looking for something to put near my indoor plants on my window sill. It looks cute alongside my plants and they have really flourished since I have been using the humidifier once a day. It has also helped me too and my office is not as dry." —Dayna Boatright

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in three styles).

    24. A pack of adorable page markers, because these'll be the cutest study buddies to help you leave yourself lil' reminders or flag important sections when doing way-too-dull readings.


    Promising review: "SO CUTE! They're the perfect size (same as sticky note flags). And THEY HOLD ON TIGHT! Not so tight they rip the corners or edges of pages; strong enough that bouncing around in my backpack or computer bag hasn't moved them one bit. Plus ADORABLE!! I have given a couple stacks to friends and coworkers. They're a big hit!" —Zus Gah Izdahn

    Get a pack of eight pads (15 sheets per pad, 360 page markers) from Amazon for $8.99 (available in two styles).

    25. A corgi butt mousepad for making work feel a little less ~ruff~ by providing plush carpal tunnel prevention. Now you can type as fast as you can when answering emails so you can get 👏 home 👏.


    Promising review: "I ADORE this mouse pad!!! I work as a software developer and was starting to experience the beginnings of carpel tunnel. This has totally stopped the numbness in my hand! And as a corgi mom of two bouncing corgi boys, this was a must-have!" —LP

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in two colors).

    26. A pack of wool dryer balls so your lack of motivation to do laundry will basically go ~extinct~. They're not afraid to get tough if you get lazy — but they *will* leave your clothes soft.

    Promising review: "I switched away from dryer sheets six years ago when I was reading my son's pajama tag on how to wash and it said avoid dryer sheets. This sent me down a rabbit hole of research. I've used a few different types of dryer balls since then but these are by far the cutest! These dryer balls work well at replacing dryer sheets, cut drying time, and reduce wrinkles. They are as great value and both my sons think they are hilarious. I would definitely recommend this product." —honeybeeje

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $9.99 (also available in sheep).

    27. A set of animal-shaped paperclips to mark important dates (helloooo, impending presentation day), or bookmark your textbook so you can get back to readings asap.


    The three different sets come with paper clips shaped like dogs, horses, penguins, elephants, cats, birds, pigs, squirrels, or turtles.

    Promising review: "These animal-shaped paper clips are adorable. Not flimsy at all. They are sturdy and efficient. Though they are small, but then it is the novelty of them after all." —KayDee

    Get a pack of 40 from Amazon for $6.21 (available in three styles).

    28. A sponge holder with scrubbers that'll get you through your whale-ing when you're doing the dishes. Good thing its extra-tough sponges will get through dirty dishes faster than you can give up.


    Promising review: "This is an adorable item to have on the top of the sink at our beach house. It comes with two scrubbers, so it is functional as well." —Kristine F.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.79.

    29. A set of friendly sticky notes, because these'll make it a heck of a lot easier to set up reminders for yourself when you have such adorable company. You almost won't even mind that they're telling you to finish that report.


    Promising review: "Super cute!! I Iove them to write small reminders. Not a lot of space to write on them, so make sure to keep the notes short." —Paris Williams

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $6.99.

    You at your desk from now on:


    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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