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    35 Products Under $50 That’ll Help You Be More Productive This Year

    Here, "productive" can mean anything.

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    There are so many ways to be productive (if "productivity" is of interest to you). From planning to napping, these products will help you make the best of 2021. Whatever that means.

    1. A productivity planner with monthly and weekly planning sections so you can zoom in and check in with your progress in 2021. It also has space to track goals, take brainstorming notes, and take stock of things you're grateful for.

    2. A memory foam chair cushion that'll turn any chair into a comfy office chair. It'll also help relieve lower back and tushy discomfort. Plus, its heat responsive technology and ergonomic design mean you can say goodbye to bad posture and joint pain.

    reviewer image of the everlasting comfort seat cushion on a wooden chair

    3. A compact Alexa-enabled Fire tablet perfect for finally catching up on all the books you've been meaning to read on Kindle.

    product shot of Fire tablet

    4. A beginner's Gaiam yoga kit because getting your body moving and endorphins flowing might just help you reply to those e-mails that've been piling up.

    reviewer image of the gaiam beginner's yoga kit

    5. An elegant budget planner that comes with helpful stickers and has space dedicated to receipts, goals, and expenses, so not one single bill catches you off guard this year and you're able to treat yo self just a little bit more.

    6. A cushioned lap desk with a built-in mouse pad and phone slot to help you comfortably get work done from the bed, couch, or armchair you're using as an office.

    reviewer image of a laptop and mouse on the lapgear lap desk

    7. A monthly subscription to the Atlas Coffee Club – it'll not only guarantee that you start each day with a much needed buzz, but that you also get to explore the tastes and cultures of new countries every month!

    Atlas coffee on top of a world map

    8. A cozy cotton weighted blanket so you can fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer — because you won't get anything done if you're not well rested.

    reviewer image of the bedextra weighted blanket on a bed

    9. A 32-oz. water bottle with markers to remind you to stay hydrated throughout the day. Because taking care of your body is the most productive thing you can do!

    10. A subscription to home workout videos from P.volve that allows you to create your own fitness schedule! With hundreds of videos targeting different fitness goals, you'll feel fit and reinvigorated in no time!

    11. A fast and compact Bluetooth label printer – it'll help you organize your pantry, filing system, mail orders, and more! Just connect to their design and print app to choose between several templates, fonts, and colors for all your labeling needs.

    the Brother® P-touch® CUBE Smartphone Label Maker printing a penne pasta label

    12. A cold brew maker that'll help take your attention span from zero to 100!

    reviewer image of the takeya cold brew maker full of coffee

    13. A dry erase calendar so you can stay ~up to date~ on all of your appointments, deadlines, meetings, to-do lists, and more. Plus, the act of writing anything on it will make you feel like you've conquered the day.

    the u brands dry erase calendar mounted on a wall with notes in several dates

    14. A pair of comfy blue-light-blocking glasses designed to help reduce eye strain, fatigue, and headaches. Because, let's be real: we're not gonna stop staring at screens, so we might as well try to make the staring hurt less.

    a model wearing ANRRI Blue Light Blocking Glasses

    15. An aromatherapy roll-on migraine stick made with a blend of essential oils to help target those screen-induced headaches and desk-induced neck pains. Rumor has it that it's easier to get work done if you're head doesn't feel like it's being split in two.

    reviewer image of the migrastil migraine stick in a customer's hand

    16. A set of blackout curtains that are also thermal insulated so you can get a full night's sleep without waking up, because the sun is yelling at your or it's freezing cold. Gotta start your mornings well-rested!

    17. A weekly meal planner notebook if you've been working on meal prepping within a budget. With space to plan three meals a day and to write all the ingredients you'll need, you'll be able to stock your fridge with the essentials.

    reviewer image of the life and apples meal planner notebook laid open

    18. An under-the-desk foot hammock you can rest your feet on while you figure out which of your 514 unread e-mails to deal with first (I say mark them all as read).

    19. And a gel memory foam keyboard and wrist rest pad set because replying to e-mails is hard enough without also having to power through consistent wrist pain.

    reviewer image of the gimars keyboard and mouse rest pads

    20. An adjustable sunrise alarm clock that'll gently you wake you up with sunlight and your choice of nature sounds. Start the day with ease and comfort so you are grounded when the day speeds up!

    reviewer image of the Wake Up Light Sunrise Alarm Clock on a nightstand

    21. A squatty potty to help you ~do the doo~ quickly and easily so you can get back to the work that you actually wanna do.

    the squatty potty positioned in front of a toilet

    22. A variety pack of energizing mints packed with flavor, vitamins, and caffeine. Just pop a mint for an immediate energy boost!

    the variety pack of viter energy caffeinated mints

    23. Or a tin of highly caffeinated herbal tea for a tasty buzz. Get the morning wake up call you need without a nasty case of the jitters.

    Six tins of hi-caf teas in different flavors

    24. A bullet journal kit so you can creatively customize your lists, calendars, memos and more!

    the complete dotted journal set spread out on a table

    25. A spiffy coffee maker that makes up to five cups, because that's how many cups it takes to wake you up in the morning.

    the red holstein 5 cup coffee maker

    26. Bluetooth-enabled noise-cancelling headphones will fill your ears with amazing HD sounds and ensnaring bass so you can drown out the world around you and focus on what really matters.

    reviewer image of the boltune noise cancelling headphones lying in their travel case

    27. A portable light therapy lamp to simulate sunlight and melt away dreary moods so you can get back to living your life to the fullest.

    reviewer image of the ambother light therapy lamp on a counter

    28. A wearable acupressure clip that'll squeeze the pressure point between your thumb and index finger until sweet, sweet relief starts to wash over your body. Goodbye headaches, nausea, and back pain! Time to focus on *other* things.

    closeup of the tension relief wearable acupressure clip on a model's hand

    29. A productivity journal with space to track your habits as well as write down daily schedules, goals, things you're grateful for, and more. You'll be your best self in no time!

    30. An adjustable laptop stand you can use to create a standing desk or a lap desk. Simply raise and tilt for the perfect height and angle for you.

    31. A set of super sticky and super colorful Post-it notes so you can color-coordinate your notes.

    the Miami Collection Post-it 15 count Super Sticky Notes Pack

    32. A gooseneck phone mount that you can attach to your headboard, kitchen counter, dashboard, and desk so you can be in your Zoom meeting while you lounge, cook, drive, or type up notes!

    reviewer image of the gooseneck phone mount attached to a headboard

    33. A rainbow weekly pill organizer with removable compartments so you can easily take and replenish all the vitamins that keep you going throughout the day.

    reviewer image of pill case

    34. A ceramic cup warmer because you've been heating that same cup of coffee in the microwave since this morning, and it just *doesn't* have to be like that.

    the norpro decorative cup warmer warms a mug of tea

    35. Noise-cancelling foam ear plugs so you can work, sleep, and daydream in peace. These foam plugs taper to your ear canals to create a custom fit.

    a jar of 100 flent foam ear plugs

    36. And when you're in need of a break or a reward for getting so much done, sign into your HBO Max account to watch some well deserved episodes of Doctor Who.

    Doctor Who promo poster

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