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    30 Gifts For People Who Spend All Day At Their Desks

    They'll be so touched, they might actually leave their desk to hang out with you!

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    1. A puzzle cube tissue box for sparking up riveting conversations about last night's episode of the The Big Bang Theory.

    Puzzle cube tissue box on table

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

    2. A whimsical eyeglass holder sure to put a smile on their face.

    Three glasses holders in use

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in three designs). Or, check out a cheaper option.

    3. A memory foam seat cushion and lumbar pillow that'll make sitting down for hours and hours a comfier experience.

    Reviewer lumbar pillow and cushion on chair

    The covers are removable and washable.

    Get them from Amazon: the lumbar pillow for $25.95 and the seat cushion for $29.95

    4. A keyboard cover for protecting their laptop from inevitable spills.

    Keyboard cover in use on laptop

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in 29 colors).

    5. A mini wacky wavy inflatable tube guy to be an endless source of entertainment.

    Inflatable tube on table
    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12.95.

    6. A cleverly designed pen holder that can double as a desk calendar.

    Pen holder in use on table

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99.

    7. A motivational water bottle so they'll remember to stay hydrated, even on a jam-packed day.

    Reviewer water bottle on desk

    Promising review: "Timer bottles help me with hydration more than anything else I've tried. With two jobs and a very busy lifestyle in general, it's easy to not drink enough water. I have had a few fun bottles but they always get to looking grody or the designs rub off. So far these are holding up better than anything else I've bought, AND they were the best value I found. If they ever add in another set in other colors I'll definitely buy it." —Rhianna Walker

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $12.99.

    8. A set of notepads for accurately expressing how they feel on one of those days (aka Mondays).

    Four notepads on white background

    Promising review: "Probably the best present I have given recently. Perfect for the person in your life who is working harder than he or she should (or for yourself). And you can use the different prints depending on how a particular day is going." —Jacob Wood

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $12.99.

    9. A vacuum-insulated travel mug (with a leak-proof slider lid) actually big enough to hold the amount of coffee they need in the morning. The vintage aesthetic is just a bonus!

    Three mugs on table

    It keeps beverages hot for five hours and cold for 10.

    Promising review: "Boy, am I glad I finally splurged on it. I love, love, love this travel mug. The coffee at my office is TERRIBLE, so I like to take my own brew with me to get me through the morning. This is the best travel mug I have ever bought; I fill it up at about 6:30 a.m. every morning, and if there is any coffee left by lunchtime, it's still warm. It fits great in my car cupholders, it's very cute, and I have gotten tons of compliments on it. My favorite thing about this mug is that the lid is effective at preventing spills or leakage while still being easy to wash thoroughly, and it air-dries fine, so no mildewy or spoiled-milk smells." —L. Peters

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in four colors).

    10. An adorable cactus humidifier because cubicles can be as dry as a desert.

    Cactus humidifier on desk

    It's USB-powered and automatically shuts off after four hours.

    Promising review: "This little thing did wonders for my skin in my office. I'm right next to a window so I often have to run my space heater, which dries the daylights out of my skin. This thing is easy to set up, well worth the money, and super cute. My eyes and nose stay moisturized, and my skin looks better than it ever does in the winter. It's made for small spaces, so make sure you're within a foot or two of the mist so you can benefit fully." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $13.89 (available in three styles).

    11. A foot hammock so they can kick back, relax ... and finish that report.

    Model using foot hammock under desk

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available six colors).

    12. An ~elephantastic~ phone holder + speaker perfect for watching YouTube videos on their break.

    Elephant phone holder in use on white backgroundMod

    Promising review: "I work in a call center, and this speaker connects and works better than my $200 UE Boom. Great quality." —BrittB

    Get it from Amazon for $31.49.

    13. A memory foam wrist rest to offer some support for a long day of typing.

    Model using memory foam wrist rest

    Promising review: "Not much more I can say that others haven't, but this is probably one of the best investments I've made in my physical health. By that I mean not ending every day with wrist pain. The pieces are super comfortable and raise my hands on the keyboard and mouse perfectly. The material is very soft and smooth." —Alex D

    Get a two-piece set from Amazon for $20.99.

    14. A desk lamp (disguised as a potted plant) that'll provide extra lighting when they work late. Plus, it's a pen holder.

    Desk lamp on table

    It has three brightness settings.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in four colors).

    15. A set of adjustable display shelves so their desk will be the envy of the entire office.

    Display shelves on white desk

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in four finishes).

    16. A set of sleek acrylic organizers for keeping all their stationery items neat and tidy.

    Acrylic organizers on desk

    Get a three-piece set from Amazon for $17.99.

    17. A weekly planning pad so they can keep track of their to-do list, as well as water intake and healthy habits.

    Weekly planner on blue desk

    Promising review: "This is a great planner! It is a nice thick stack of weekly planners that tear off really easily. I am getting so much more done now. I used to write my to-do lists on an index card, but I was always losing them. This is great because the whole week is there — and it is nice and colorful so I can't miss it on my desk or in my pocketbook. Makes me more productive." —bouga

    Get it from Amazon for $11.95. Or, check out a daily planning pad.

    18. Or, a chic planner for the person who enjoys planning ahead for the whole year.

    Monthly planner on white wooden table

    This planner runs from January to December with weekly, monthly, and yearly sections.

    Promising review: "This pretty much has it all. The binding, paper, and materials used in construction feel quality with no hint of cheapness to be found. Between the thoughtful layout, multiple ways to organize your day to day information, tons of room for writing, plenty of 'blank' lined paper for general notes, a handy pocket, and the elastic strap in the back, I can't see much room for improvement unless you just don't like the overall size or something to that effect. Would recommend to anyone without hesitation!" —R Cave

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

    19. A monitor memo board to keep track of all their sticky notes. It can even hold their phone, so they won't miss any important text messages.

    Monitor memo board in use on monitor

    There's a hole at the bottom of the holder that'll allow them to plug their phone in!

    Promising review: "I love my memo board! I was able to attach it to my computer monitor with no issues, and after weeks of use, it still remains securely attached. The materials are sturdy feeling, no bending or warping of any kind. I've got all my important reminders on it, which has been super helpful and keeps me from missing any important deadlines. I've also been able to write on it with a dry erase marker, and then wipe it off with a tissue. Many of my coworkers have commented on how useful it seems and have said they would be purchasing their own." —razorsharp77

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97 (available in two styles).

    20. A desk mirror that'll fold away and tuck into a drawer when it's not in use.

    Desk mirror on white table

    Promising review: "I keep this mirror in my office desk drawer for any face-type emergencies. It's a really high-quality, sturdy mirror that looks exactly as pictured. It's big enough and props up — makes it easy to apply makeup or freshen up during the workday." —PrimeTakesAllMy$$

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    21. A quiet little desk fan so they can stay chill even when the AC is down.

    Reviewer pink  fan on desk

    Promising review: "I have this fan at my desk at work. It's quiet enough that it doesn't bother my coworkers, even in an open office environment, and I can angle it directly at my face when I get hot. It's also cute and small. I have a small desk and it doesn't clutter it up." —Paula

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in three colors).

    22. A travel pillow perfect for taking power naps at their desk.

    Model using travel pillow to sleep on table

    It comes with a travel pouch.

    Get it from Target for $31.50 (originally $35).

    23. A mini desk vacuum to keep their workspace cookie crumb-free.

    Desk vacuum on white background

    It runs on two AA batteries and is slightly larger than an average computer mouse.

    Promising review: "I keep it on my office desk to help clean off crumbs and dust. It's no louder than a hairdryer and has decent suction; sucks up crumbs and dust without any problem. I have also used it on my craft table to suck up glitter and other small paper scraps and again, it worked seamlessly. Great little gadget to have on hand in several situations. Might just get another." —D. Phillips

    Get it from Amazon for $10.59 (available in two colors).

    24. An egg-shaped stress toy that can help to build finger resistance and prevent hand cramps.

    Model squeezing stress toy

    Promising review: "I work at a desk about 11–12 hours a day with TONS of typing. Since using these, I've noticed less pain and strain in my wrists and hands, and they are also a great stress reliever. I've got people at my office hooked. I really like the yellow and red one, but I have smaller, weaker hands so I'm working my way up to the firmest blue one. In terms of the size, I also think they're perfect. Pretty much what I expected, I think they're totally worth the price." —Petite Loeb

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $12.99 (available in three sizes).

    25. A pair of over-ear Bluetooth headphones for blocking out the construction noise across the street that's been going on since last December.

    Model using headphones

    It's our cheap pick for the best over-ear Bluetooth headphones on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    Promising review: "I waited over a month to write this review because I thought no way could these headphones actually be this good for the price. But I use them all day every day, and I have never been more impressed with headphones under >$50. I have sensitive ears with headphones and am super picky, but these are so comfortable, I can sleep in them. Noise reduction is great when something is playing. Fast charge, easy to pair Bluetooth or wire jack, play/pause and fwd/rwd buttons are handy. Overall definitely worth the buy, highly recommend." —Whitney O'Neil

    Get it from Amazon for $29.74 (available in seven colors).

    26. An electric heated throw blanket they can "burrito" themselves in when the office reaches sub-zero temperatures.

    Model using blanket

    Promising review: "Everyone at my office is jealous. Heats up quickly. The three settings are all good and far enough apart that you can definitely tell that there are multiple settings. Very easy to use, and it holds heat really well. I’m in love with this blanket." —28187

    Get it from Amazon for $62.99.

    27. A daily mood desk flip chart so everyone knows whether they're having a good day or a ~ruff~ day.

    Daily mood desk flip chart on table

    Promising review: "Trying to spruce up my boring office a bit — and these are totally adorable sitting on the corner of my desk. I get lots of comments, and people peek their head in to see what I chose for the day whenever they pass by." —D. Doherty

    Get it from Amazon for $9.88.

    28. A three-pack of blue-light-blocking glasses because they spend all day looking at a digital screen. Reviewers say wearing these can reduce headaches, glare, blurred vision, and eye strain, plus the designs are pretty darn stylish!,

    The glasses come with a screw for tightening and a microfiber cloth.

    Promising review: "I love that in this box not only do you receive cloths to clean the lens but also a tiny screwdriver for adjusting. The glasses were very well packaged and the quality was superb! I usually do a lot of homework late at night (mostly in the dark so that my toddler doesn’t wake up) after being on the computer all day for work and would get headaches. After a few days of wearing them all day (literally) these things are a great purchase! Not to mention stylish:) Three pairs is a win-win for me!" —J. Guzman

    Get it from Amazon for $16.98 (available in 16 different sets).

    29. A time-marked water bottle because it turns out their body cannot run on Dunkin Donuts coffee alone. This beautifully designed 32 oz. bottle has a motivational phrase for each gulp from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Adding this to cart ensures they stay hydrated all day long.

    Reviewer holding green water bottle

    The Elvira watter bottle is 100% BPA and toxin free.

    Promising review: "I have had many different water bottles, but I absolutely love this one. I have dropped it, rolled it through my vehicle, threw it in my purse, left it lying on the bed, and it never ever has leaked!! Very easy to clean. No teeny tiny areas for mold or anything to grow. I love the wrist strap. Easy to carry this way when I have my hands full, but want to take along to stay hydrated. I really enjoy the markings of time to help make sure you are drinking enough water. Love, love, love!" —Gena Kay Eller

    Get it from Amazon for $15.29 (available in 11 different colors).

    30. A mug warmer to keep their hot beverages HOT. Yup, no more room temperature liquids. Lukewarm?! Never heard of her... they can just set their cup on the cute little hot plate. Then they can sit tight and sip confidently while they work away unbothered.

    Reviewer mug sitting on warmer

    Promising review: "This is my second one (lost one in a move) and I tell everyone about it lol. I'm the girl who sips on coffee throughout the day and this thing is perfect. I don't have to microwave my coffee every 20 minutes anymore, which also gives your coffee a burned taste! It really does keep your coffee warm, and isn't too hot to where I can't drink it. I recommend placing your freshly poured cup right on the warmer if you want to keep it constantly warm." —Brooke

    Get it from Amazon for $16.49.

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