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    28 Things From Amazon That Reviewers Swear By For Working From Home

    These are working from home game changers.

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    1. A time-marked water bottle to ensure you remember to drink while you're WFH. Taking care of yourself is very important in preventing burnout.

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

    Price: $18.95 (available in three colors)

    2. A selfie ring light for providing the *best* lighting for all your Zoom presentations. It'll completely change the lighting from dark to bright.

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

    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

    Price: $33.98

    3. A ventilated laptop stand you can prop on a table or a desk to avoid the dreaded laptop heat and noise. This also makes your laptop screen eye-level to prevent pain of any kind in your neck, shoulder, and back.

    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 eight-hour workdays. 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

    Price: $20.39 (available in nine colors)

    4. An adorable daily planner you can fill out throughout the day to keep yourself organized and on track for you calls, meetings, and to-do list.

    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

    Price: $10.99

    5. A thin, waterproof desk pad so versatile, you can use it as a mouse pad, writing surface, or workspace.

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

    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

    Price: $18.99 (available in 3 sizes and 20 colors)

    6. A document holder to keep any and all important documents in one easy to access place. Plus, it's also great for propping up notes for Zoom meetings.

    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

    7. A ergonomic shaped keyboard so typing doesn't feel as strenuous on your wrists. We're trying to avoid carpal tunnel, ya know?

    a reviewer using the split keyboard

    Promising review: "I have been using an ergonomic keyboard at work for several years, but when I began working from home, I noticed quite a strain using my typical keyboard. I searched for ergonomic keyboard in Amazon and luckily found the Perixx Periboard. the split keyboard makes it easier to type and it has all the functionality I need. The switch has made a big difference in reducing strain in my hands." —Margaret 

    Price: $39.99+ (available in four styles)

    8. A standing desk for making sure you don't sit all day. With the ability to move it up and down, you'll get some movement in and have the ability to stretch your legs.

    a reviewer showing the standing desk in their home office

    Promising review: "After a year of working from home I finally caved and bought this desk! I was sore in my shoulder, arm and legs from sitting at my other desk and within a week, that was all gone. This desk allows me to stand and sit and it can adjust to exactly the right height for either. I dread going back to the office where I can only sit. I now feel so spoiled being able to sit and stand whenever I want and having so much room on the desk itself. The price was great for the value!" —California user

    Price: $239.99+ (available in two colors and fives sizes)

    9. A super comfy chair because we don't want our backs to hurt from sitting all day. Thanks to its comfy seat cushion, it'll feel more like sitting on a cloud than a rock.

    the reviewer showing the chair in their home office

    Promising review: "Working from home just got more comfortable. The chair came well packaged and had very easy to understand instructions. Putting the chair together to maybe 15 minutes. Has great lumbar support and the ability to raise or lower the seat." –dMb

    Price: $45.99+ (available in eight colors)

    10. A 42-page Rocketbook Fusion reusable notebook that feels like a regular notebook, but acts like a computer. Just 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

    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

    Price: $36.95 (available in 14 colors)

    11. A memory foam gel pad to relieve cramping and wrist pain that comes from typing ~all~ day.

    A model typing with one hand and using a mouse with the other, their wrists propped up by the pads

    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

    Price: $15.46+ (available in six colors)

    12. A set of adjustable desk shelves to organize your WFH space. Everything gets its own designated spot and you get to stress less about finding things.

    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

    Price: $26.99 (available in four colors)

    13. A cold brew coffee maker so easy to use, you'll look forward to making it. Just stick your favorite ground coffee in the filter, seal the airtight lid, and pop it in the fridge overnight.

    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

    Price: $19.99

    14. A memory foam seat cushion to relieve stress from your tailbone. Seriously, sitting all day can be quite painful!

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

    Promising review: "I work from home and sit at a desk in front of a computer for a minimum of 10 hours per day. I used to have to get up at least hourly for breaks that never helped to alleviate the 24/7 sciatica pain down my left leg. And long hours at my desk would leave my whole body sore. I've only had this cushion 1 day and my sciatica is barely noticeable, and I woke up today in no pain after using it yesterday. I'm a small person, so I can see how this might not be a good fit for everyone, but for me it's already had a positive impact. I think because they are just cut foam with gel top and a thin cover that they will probably wear down easily, especially since I sit for so long, but it's a reasonable price and if I get 6 months at a time out of one, I'll consider that a pretty decent return on my investment. :)" —T.M.

    Price: $39.95 (available in two colors)

    15. A six-outlet wall charger designed to specifically give all your chargers (big and small) a designated spot on the wall. It also has a night light so you can easily unplug or plug whatever you need in a dark room.,

    Promising review: "My wife has been working from her home office this year, and with computer, scanner two monitors, elevating desk etc, the cable mess underfoot was extreme. Even with a large typical power strip she had a hard time utilizing all the sockets because three of her power supplies are wall-warts that take up the space of the sockets next to them. This little gem of a device cleaning takes the large bricks on the side and angles them cleanly out of the way. The light is just a nice perk on top of the main features. I've already ordered three more for me and my kids. Love it." —Patti

    Price: $19.97

    16. A set of blue-light-blocking glasses for anyone who spends their days WFH in front of their computer (hello, me!). These glasses prevents your eyes from straining too much and allows for better night's sleep.,

    Promising review: "These glasses are perfect for working on the computer, playing videos games, and even watching movies! I love the pale pink color, they’re very feminine and fit my face just like I’d hoped. I recommend them for anyone that spends time on phones or computers" —Kelly Stagg

    Get them from Amazon for $8.49+ (available in 13 styles).

    17. A compact TikTok-famous rolling desk bike that's pretty much guaranteed to motivate you to exercise while you work.

    A model on a white bike desk with a tray steadying their laptop

    Promising review: "Working from home while teaching my kids has been stressful. This bike allows me to get some work done and relieve stress by getting exercise in at the same time. It’s also easy to move out of the way when I’m done. Very happy with this purchase." –Kelly H

    Price: $329.99+ (available in three styles)

    18. A mini fridge to keep snacks, drinks, and other essentials as close as possible. It has just enough space to stock everything you need for a midday pick-me-up., Amazon

    Promising review: "This was a great purchase! I work from home now, and my office is upstairs so going downstairs to get a cold drink is a hassle. I put my drinks, and snack foods that need refrigerated in this. Mine arrived in excellent condition." —Tommy

    Price: $155.14+ (available in eight colors)

    19. A phone holder that makes work calls ~way~ easier to take or see.


    Promising review: "I started working from home and I take a lot of calls from my mobile so I needed a platform to rest my phone on while I work. This is perfect for that! I ordered it and my shipment came the next day! This is a great idea to rest your phone on. I love it and it’s super trendy, matches my office decor." —Holly Golightly

    Price: $8.99+ (available in seven colors)

    20. An under-the-desk foot rest for removing the pressure off your feet and lower back to keep aches and pains at bay.

    a reviewer showing the foot rest underneath their desk

    Promising review: "This is the best thing I have gotten for my home office while I have been working from home during the pandemic. I have wanted one for my regular office for years but adjusting to a new desk and chair at home was causing me some mild back discomfort. This has helped a lot by giving me multiple options for my foot and leg placement. I have had it for a little over a month. I am planning on taking back to my regular office when ever I go back." —Mark Teetor 

    Price: $22.79 

    21. A white-noise machine for drowing out outside noises like construction or the annoying loud conversation of your roommates.

    A hand-sized white noise machine on a bedside table

    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

    Price: $13.32+ (available in three colors)

    22. A glass dry-erase desktop whiteboard because sometimes you need a place to easily see your to-do list or jot down reminders that aren't scraps of paper.

    Reviewer pic of the long rectangle-shaped whiteboard with groove across the top with markers in it in with a keyboard in front of it

    Promising review: "Never thought something analog would be SO useful in my daily routine. I work from home and am constantly project managing multiple complex strategic projects. Having pertinent information directly in front of me and top of mind has done incredible things for my productivity. Never would have imagined it would make such a difference. For a nominal investment, I highly recommend it if you have trouble keeping up with things."—Captainflapjax

    Price: $18.99+ (available in 12 styles)

    23. A adjustable computer rise stand for creating some more much-needed space on your desk., Amazon

    Promising review: "Used for working remotely from home. Initially bought one, and I liked it so much that I bought a second one. Was easy to assemble and use. No issues with them so far." —javamandon

    Price: $20.95 (available in two size packs)

    24. A mug warmer to keep your tea, coffee, or drink of choice warm and toasty. IMO, there is nothing worse that cold coffee in the morning — unless it's iced on purpose.

    Reviewer pic of 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 who loves a 'just right' cup of anything." —Cecy R.

    Price: $10.99

    25. A double-sided electronics cleaning brush because your computer should always be in tip-top shape — especially after you accidentally get some crumbs in it while eating lunch at your WFH desk. 🤷🏻‍♀️


    Promising review: "I WFH, so my laptop as accumulated its fair share of crumbs, dust, and other debris. This was the perfect cleaning tool. The brush side easily sweeps away particles and the rubbery wedge side helps to scrub out gunk in-between keys. The best part is that it easily fits into the penholder on my desk." —Andrea G.

    Price: $14.99

    26. An HP printer so you can print out important papers on the fly.

    a reviewer showing the printer in their home

    Promising review: "i purchased this printer as I started working from home due to Covid-19. Its wireless capabilities are top notch and exactly what i needed. I sit in my second floor home office/kids room while the printer is in my basement. I'm able to work and print with no noise to disturb my work or my sleeping baby next to me.  The quality is crystal clear and exactly what I need to for clear printing for data entry! HP hit a home run with this one!" –AIMEE C.

    Price: $249.89

    27. A Dyson air purifier to make sure the air in your room is clean and free of dust, dirt, pet dander, and pollen. Especially now since the pollen is *so* bad! Plus, it has a heat and cool setting so it'll regulate your office temperature, too!, Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this to help regulate the temperature in my home office so I didn't have to heat up the whole house while working from home. It's worked beautifully! You can set the desired room temperature and the unit will regulate hot and cooler air to maintain this temperature. I haven't tried it yet as a cooling fan but I'm sure it will work just as well come summer." —Roxane

    Price: $499 

    28. A set of adhesive cable clips so you can keep your cords precisely where you want them rather than all over the place.

    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

    Price: $6.97 for six

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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