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    Posted on May 21, 2020

    21 Products That Might Help To Solve Annoying Working-From-Home Problems

    Because by this point, the novelty has probably worn off.

    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. Let's face it, dining table chairs weren't designed with you working from them for eight hours in mind! If you're finding that your back needs more support but don't want to spend tons of money on an office chair, this memory foam lumbar support cushion is a great solution.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk®-Posture-Therapy-Support-Cushion/dp/B01MFAEY4C

    Price: £20

    2. Keep your keyboard clean with this reusable Grime Slime that's grossly satisfying to use – simply put it on the areas you want to clean and pull it away along with all the debris it's picked up from the nooks and crannies on your device!

    Firebox

    Price: £8.99

    3. Getting up early and making the most of your morning before starting work is great in theory, but difficult in practice. This *intense* alarm clock may just do the trick though – as well as being super loud, it has a shaker you can pop under your pillow and that will literally shake you awake when your alarm goes off!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £44.01

    4. And once you're out of bed, these "wake up" shower steamers will give you a little boost! Pop one on your shower floor, step in, and enjoy the invigorating scents of peppermint, rosemary, and ginger.

    Prezzybox

    Price: £7.99 for eight

    5. A stiff neck, back pain, and poor posture are just some of the perils of hunching over to look at your laptop. Thankfully with this laptop stand you'll be able to get your screen to eye level, which makes working way more comfortable.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £28.99

    6. Get yourself in a good mood before starting the working day by blasting your favourite songs from this Bluetooth shower speaker!

    Prezzybox

    Price: £14.99

    7. Quarantining with people who have a tendency to barge in on your work calls? Pop this adjustable sign on your door so they don't try to come in and asks what's for dinner while you're in a meeting.

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    Price: £11.95

    8. If you don't have a desk or just get sick of working in the same space all day, this lightweight and portable lap desk is the perfect way to work from anywhere in your home. It even has a wrist support cushion and space for your phone!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £47.99

    9. 3pm snack breaks = probably a few crumbs around your work area. Keep your space tidy with this teeny-tiny vacuum cleaner that you can charge via USB.

    Prezzybox

    Price: £11.99

    10. The days can blur into one when you're working from home, so this magnetic weekly planner whiteboard is a useful way to help you structure your time (and remember what day it is).

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £14.95

    11. Or if you're more of a pen and paper person, these understated journals are laid out with a timetable and to-do section, so you can get an idea of your priorities for the day at a glance.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £7.99 for two

    12. Got a work video call and a massive spot but can't get away with keeping your camera off? These spot patches will help to reduce the swelling and redness of blemishes, and because they're clear it won't be super obvious that you're wearing one.

    Oliver Bonas

    Price: £3.50 for 18

    13. Staying hydrated may have taken taken a bit of a backseat while you're at home, which is why you might just need this generously-sized bottle that has time markers on the side to remind you to drink from it.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £9.99

    14. Sometimes dressing up for working at home can be a real mood-booster and help you separate your working hours from your leisure ones. This linen calf-length dress has a cheerful lemon print and is super breathable too, making it perfect for the warmer weather.

    HM

    Price: £24.99 – available in UK sizes 6-16

    15. Dresses not your vibe? This jersey V-neck jumpsuit is understated and effortlessly chic.

    HM

    Price: £19.99 – available in sizes XL-4XL

    16. These sliding webcam covers can be easily opened or closed so you can have peace of mind about your privacy but still get onto Zoom calls without faffing around and removing tape.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £3.99 for two

    17. When that mid-afternoon slump hits and you're feeling bored and restless, this fidget cube is a handy way to let out some energy and give you something to do.

    Prezzybox

    Price: £4.99

    18. Living with other people while working from home means there's often a lot of background noise you'd rather drown out. These noise-cancelling Bluetooth wireless headphones are a) super highly-rated and b) excellent value for money.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £39.99

    19. People who need a few coffees to power through the work day will probably enjoy this sweary (and VERY strong) coffee that really does live up to its name.

    Firebox

    Price: £9.99

    20. This handheld massager will help to alleviate the aches and stiffness you probably feel in your legs and shoulders after a day at your desk.

    Oliver Bonas

    Price: £5

    21. If the idea of wearing outdoor shoes indoors feels way too weird but you wan't something a bit smarter-looking than fluffy flamingo slippers, these memory foam ones are a great compromise. They're soft, breathable, come in a variety of colours, and have a 4.5-star average from 1,000+ ratings!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £14.99-16.99 depending on size – available in UK sizes 3/4 - 12/13