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    25 Things That'll Make You Actually Want To Be At Your Desk In 2018

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    1. A portable USB humidifier to be your best buddy and destroy the dry office air once and for all.


    Get it from Amazon for $16.98 (available in five colors).

    2. A chic desk organizer for anyone who loses their glasses every three seconds (hi hello me).

    This desk station houses your electronic devices, wallet, watch, keys, pens, eyeglasses, sunglasses, jewelry, loose change, and more.

    Get it from Tudor Sign Company on Etsy for $29 (two colors).

    3. A very serious mouse pad featuring an animal duo worthy of working hard for.


    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    4. A box of 12 caffeine-infused chocolates so you can indulge your two favorite super healthy work habits all in one go – skipping breakfast, and intaking caffeine.

    Promising review: "Had that morning coffee effect in every way – except for the brewing. Perfectly lazy, and adds calories in the morning if you're not a person that's into breakfast. Not eggs and toast, but it's something to get ya going for sure. Tastes good too. Not like caffeine-filled chocolate. Just chocolate." –Squared Supply

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    5. A set of four rollerball pens to start the year off right.

    Unique enough to prevent pen thieves.

    Promising review: "Bigger than I expected, very pleased with the quality. The feather part is sturdy and textured. The pen is a very fine tip, which I really like, caps are nice and secure. I received a silver, pink, and two blues. Great price, too." –Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $2.28.

    6. A gold photo frame that'll transport you to a ~memorable dimension~ when you need a quick break from your work.

    Get it from ModCloth for $19.

    7. A pair of wireless BT headphones to give you the perfect amount of noise reduction for the office – they won't give away your punk phase throwback playlist, and you can still hear necessary things (such as the fire alarm).

    Promising review: "If you're looking at headphones and find yourself between choosing Beats and Bose headphones (I was at first as well because I own a Bose speaker and it sounds really nice), I definitely recommend Beats for two reasons – if you are not a fan of noise-cancellation, you will not like Bose headphones. For me, I'd get paranoid if somebody was calling my name or I didn't hear something, and something happens, so that is one main factor why I didn't choose Bose. With Beats, they do plug most of the outside noises, but at least you can hear your own breathing and things closer to you. The second reason is the cost. Bose headphones are super nice, but the price is sky-high, and if you're a college student like me, you will know that $400 is not an ideal price to pay when you're busy paying off school. Beats are reasonably priced, and they are of the same quality that Bose headphones offer." –neckchamps82

    Get them from Target for $299.99 (five colors).

    8. A comfy, memory foam chair cushion your butt might never leave.

    Promising review: "Works great, helps to relieve some pressure from sitting. This is a great memory foam cushion for office chairs or your couch. You really can feel the difference. This is thick, and feels like it will last for a really long time. I've been using mine for a couple of weeks and already feel a little better. The cover is removable for washing, and the stitching is done really well. I recommend this to anyone who has to sit for more than a few hours." –phillygrl

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

    9. A coloring book so you can start an "in case of emergency" stress relief stash in your filing cabniet.

    Promising review: "This book will do exactly as it says. It will help you calm the f down. The book is awesome. It has one image per page, not front and back, so no worries about markers bleeding through and ruining another image. I love that there are a couple of pages at the front to test your colors on. The book has awesome images and sayings. The images vary significantly, so there really is something for everyone." –Melissa S

    Get it from Amazon for $5.21, Barnes & Noble for $10.25, or a local bookseller through Indie Bound here.

    10. A 50-pack of colored pencils to keep things vibrant when you would rather be asleep at home.

    Doodling πŸ‘ keeps πŸ‘ the πŸ‘ brain πŸ‘ alive.

    Promising review: "All the same colors as the classic 50 pack Crayola Color Pencils but much more vibrant and colorful. When you press hard while coloring with these color pencils you get a very velvety color that is intense and dark and very rich. These also blend very nicely together with other colors." –Nikkole Buczek

    Get them from Amazon for $6.75.

    11. A precious llama duster for anyone who misses their cat sitting on their computer while they are at work.

    This is pretty much the same thing.

    Promising review: "A few of my coworkers chipped in and bought our department mascot, whom we've dubbed 'Larry' the Llama. We love this little guy! And bonus: He's quite functional. Our desks get pretty dusty, and Larry helps get all that muck off our desks. He's adorably handsome. He can be bent into three different positions: 90 degrees, 45 degrees, and completely straight. This makes him more effective at cleaning our desks, and allows him to be positioned in few different ways when he's just chilling out watching us work." –Vegan-ish Mom Geek

    Get it from Amazon for $12.65.

    12. A laptop stand so you'll have a ~cooler~ computer in 2018, and save valuable desk space.

    This stand elevates laptop screens 5.5", and keeps your laptop cool with 360 degrees of air circulation.

    Promising review: "This stand has saved so much space on my desktop, and it looks really sleek. You can still use the space under the laptop. It's well-made, and sturdy enough. The stoppers for the ends of the stand are included in the package, but I almost missed them in the packaging because they are transparent." –Mansur

    Get it from Amazon for $49.32 (three colors).

    13. A mini USB desk fan that'll finally give you an ounce of control over the office temperature.


    Promising review: "This is the best fan for my desk ever. Whoever worked my desk before me left a 4" Hawaiian breeze fan, and it was so terrible. It made a bunch of noise and was ugly. This fan is great! It plugs right into the USB port on my desk top at work, and it is so quiet (compared to my previous one) so it doesn't bug anyone in the cubicle next to me." –Lauren Bolton

    Get it from Amazon for $10 (three colors).

    14. A K-cup organizer so you can make v good use of the filing cabinet under your desk.

    Promising review: "Just have to say this is a second one that I have got, one for our home we live in and one for our rental, and it is perfect. It holds enough K-cups for plenty of variety. I also love that it is low, and fits on top of any space. It now takes all of our K-cups that were one in cupboards freeing up the cupboard space for other fun gadgets." –Caty

    Get it from Amazon for $18.87.

    15. And a 40 K-cup variety pack that'll probably make you the most popular person at work.

    Promising review: "This one of the best sampler boxes I’ve received. They came loose in a sealed brown box. The cups were all in great shape, and none were dented, punctured, or damaged in any way. There were 40 different K-cups with much variety to choose from. I’ve already tried the Crazy Cups – Chocolate Coconut Dream, and the Eight O’Clock Hazelnut both cups were fresh, and taste great. I love the Crazy Cups, and the other brands I haven’t tried yet sound yummy." –JLo1975

    Get them from Amazon for $25.05.

    16. A beautiful book filled with the gentle words of Bob Ross to soothe you as you cry from the amount of work you are perishing under.

    If this doesn't inspire you, congrats you have no heart.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.54.

    17. A 30-pack of snacks you'll fill the rest of your filing cabinet with, because what is a desk without a snack stash?

    Worthless, that's what.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    18. A Shengshou Mirror Cube so you can make your desk look cool, and keep yourself entertained.

    Promising review: "Got it as a little something to keep my dad entertained on boring days at work, if anything it makes his desk look cool." –Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    19. A monthly-themed set of magnetic memo pads to keep you on track all year long.

    Set includes: 12 8"x 3.5" inch memo pads.

    Promising review: "They are adorable! I like to keep one up on my fridge for a grocery list, so I can just tear off the top page and run to the store. This little set of pads is both attractive and functional. The magnet on the back of each pad is basically just a strip and not very wide; but the pad is not very thick or heavy, so it holds well; and I have not seen slippage so far. The patterns for each month are festive and seasonal. This is a great buy!" –oceanlover

    Get them from Amazon for $14.95.

    20. A unicorn power bank for anyone who is always forgetting their phone charger at home (me).

    Compatible with Samsung, Apple, and other USB powered devices.

    Promising review: "So my son mentioned he needed a new powerbank for his phone. I thought it would be funny to buy him this one. Its actually kinda cute. He loves it. It is easy to charge, using the included usb. Same with charging your phone, just plug it in." –Amber Burton

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in three emojis).

    21. A desk name plate that'll get you through tough times by asking the only question worth asking – WWBD?

    Promising review: "My lawyer cousin is obsessed with BeyoncΓ©, and this was the perfect addition to her desk for her birthday :)." –Hmae Smythe

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95 (three colors).

    22. A three pack of succulents perfectly sized for your desk.

    Get them from Amazon for $15.87.

    23. A cozy cashmere sweater for anyone who gets cold easily, and needs a pullover on standby at all times.

    Promising review: "This sweater fits as expected. It just looks the same as the picture. The materiel is pretty good. This khaki color looks great. It is very comfy and not itchy at all. Definitely worth the price. I am about to buy another color." –J

    Get it from Amazon for $27 (sizes S–XXL, 10 colors).

    24. A shiny, bright USB drive you can wear as a necklace or hang on the wall by your desk, so you never misplace your drive again.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (4GB–128GB, six colors).

    25. And a monthly subscription box of delish snacks worthy of investing in. May you never run out of healthy goodies again.

    Available in gluten-free and vegan options, so everyone can have the fuel they need all year long.

    Promising review: "This is my first Snack Sack Box, and I must say it will not be my last! The simple fact that these snacks are healthy and natural makes it great. $22 a month for 10–12 healthy snack?! It's a steal. Can't wait for next month's box." –Dionna

    Get it from Cratejoy for $22+ a month (renews automatically every month, can be canceled any time).

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