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    20 Creative Office Hacks That Will Improve Your Working Environment.

    If you're having trouble staying motivated or on task during the work day, these 20 hacks are for you.

    1. Use Google as a Timer.


    Simply enter "Set time for --- minutes" and bam, you have a timer.

    2. Use Adventure Balm to protect your face

    Ski Balm / Via

    Adventure Balm was invented in Colorado to protect skier's faces from the wind and snow. However, anyone can use it in their everyday life to help block the sun and prevent windburn. Check it out for yourself at!

    3. Use a Bread Tab to Find the End of the Tape

    4. Know that if you're working in an open office layout, you're more likely to be sick. And unhappy.


    There's a lot you probably didn't know about how the way your office is set up impacts your health.

    You can learn more about the Anatomy of the Office here.

    5. Use cheap LED rope lights to illuminate your desk your and keyboard.


    They're between $20-$25 for 10 ft on Amazon and can be found here.

    6. Use an old cassette case as a nifty iPod or iPhone holder.

    7. A spice rack makes for perfect storage of small office supplies.


    8. A quick and easy hanger for your headphones.

    9. Use a wet sponge as an ice pack to keep your lunch cold.

    10. Color code cords with colored tape. Bonus: You can write on them.


    11. No time to fully iron your shirt? Hair straighteners are quick and perfect for collars.

    Via Flickr: pinksoda_12

    Just throw on a sweater and you're set to go.

    12. A spring is great for keeping papers organized.

    13. Dirty keyboard? Clear tape is the answer.

    14. Stay hydrated throughout the day.

    15. Have a hard time staying focused? Try StayFocusd. It's a life changer.


    You can find the program here.

    16. Add a pocket to your tie for more storage.


    You can find the instructions here.

    17. Binder Clips and Bucky Cubes can hold almost anything.


    18. A quick and simple solution to avoid stale coffee.

    19. Hang a basket under your desk to keep cords off the floor (away from legs, vacuums, etc). It also looks better.

    20. Use a pen or sharpie to fix scratched black shoes.