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    Updated on Oct 12, 2019. Posted on Sep 24, 2019

    26 Things For Anyone Who Basically Lives At The Office

    Turn your cubicle into a little oasis.

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

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    The cover is removable and washable.

    Promising review: "I am now using my memory foam seat cushion with the lumbar pillow, they perfectly complete each other and transformed my old office chair into a premium orthopedic chair sold in ergonomic furniture stores. The lumbar pillow supports my posture and the seat cushion relieves sitting pain. I don't think I can ever go back to sitting long hours without these two. Planning on getting a second set for my dad as a Father's Day gift." —Mario

    Get them from Amazon: the lumbar pillow for $24.95 and the seat cushion for $29.95

    2. A cozy wool shawl to wrap yourself in when the office feels like an ice box.

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    It's made of 100% wool.

    Promising review: "I use this to keep warm at work, while still keeping it professional. I work an office job. I don’t know why offices are always so cold but I do know that this shawl/wrap/scarf does a great job at keeping me from freezing to death, while also being versatile yet stylish. The fabric is truly soft and cozy. I had my doubts, as my past experiences with 100% wool fabrics have not been the most pleasant (itchy, hot marching band uniforms), but this wool is on a different level. Also, it looks exactly as pictured. Definitely gonna buy more colors to wear outside of work during the winter." —cato22

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in 13 colors).

    3. A mini Crock-Pot so you can skip the microwave line and heat food up right at your desk.

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    It has a 20-ounce capacity, a dishwasher-safe removable container, and a spill-proof lid.

    Promising review: "Love this food warmer. I use it for lunch and dinner at work every day. I meal prep by freezing big batches of food in small freezer-bags and place them inside of coffee mugs so the food is in a shape that will fit in the Crock-Pot. I let the food cook from frozen for about two hours and it comes out perfectly." —Karen w.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.98+ (available in four colors).

    4. An adorable cactus humidifier, if your cubicle is as dry as a desert.

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    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 five styles).

    5. A travel mug that'll keep your coffee hot (or cold) all day. No more reheating your drinks in the microwave.

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    This 16-ounce stainless steel mug can keep drinks hot or cold for six hours.

    Promising review: "It is difficult to believe a small, unpowered mug can keep liquids this hot for this long. I usually pour coffee in an insulated travel mug at home, then drink it during my 45-minute drive to work. Using the Zojirushi, the coffee stays too hot to drink during my commute, so I bring it to my office. There, it stays hot virtually ALL DAY. If I drink slowly and leave some for the afternoon, the coffee is still quite warm and enjoyable eight hours later!

    I really have no idea what allows the Zojirushi to insulate so much more efficiently than other vacuum insulated mugs I own, but I am shocked every time I use it." —strunkl

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in two colors).

    6. A mini desk vacuum to suck up any crumbs leftover from a mid-day snack break.

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    It runs on two AA batteries and is slightly larger than an average computer mouse. Plus, it's so cute, you can just leave it on your desk for decoration.

    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." —D. Phillips

    Get it from Amazon for $8.98.

    7. A multi-angle phone stand so you won't miss any important text messages.

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    Read our full review of this phone stand (#4 on the list)!

    Here's an excerpt: "When the group texts come raining in during the work day, I'd like to be able to glance at them without taking the time to pick up, scroll through, and then putting it back down — my FOMO-y self needs to be sure the texts can wait until my next break for a reply! So I impulse bought this cute little phone stand on Amazon to solve my workday woes.

    It has a sleek but pretty, not-too-pink champagne-y rose gold body, an adjustable stand (so you can position it to your height perfectly), and a hole in the back you can snake a cord through for easy charging. The ledge is wide enough to fit a fairly substantial case without worry, and it's a game-changer that I can just look at the screen to unlock my phone. Magic! Now I can keep those group text updates truly ~at a glance~ — without interrupting my flow until I take a break later." —Maitland Quitmeyer (BuzzFeed Editor)

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in three colors).

    8. A pack of peel-and-stick cable clips for keeping your cords untangled and off the floor.

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    Promising review: "It was always a pain to reach down the side of my bed to reach my chargers, not to mention the wad of cables I’d have to sift through just to charge my phone. I finally searched for a solution and came across these. They’re great! They’re really easy to stick on and they stay in place. I haven’t had an issue of them falling off. Whenever I need to charge a device they’re right next to me, easy to reach and untangled. I definitely recommend!" —Nelis Perez

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $6.96.

    9. A five-piece organizer set that'll completely transform your messy workspace.

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    This stationery set includes a pen cup, mail organizer caddy, paper tray, magazine holder, and sticky note holder.

    Promising review: "I work from home and constantly struggle with organizing things. That's why I searched out some products to do just that. I love that it comes with a variety of organizers! Not only is it useful, it is so pretty to look at! Perfect for anyone wanting a little pop of pink in their office." —concerned customer

    Get a five-piece set from Amazon for $33.97 (available in 11 styles).

    10. A pair of chic faux leather heels to keep stashed under your desk for unexpected meetings — they're an easy way to make your outfit look a bit more ~formal~. Plus, the block heel is comfy enough to wear from morning to happy hour.

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    Promising review: "I wear these shoes to work and they are really comfortable! They are the most comfortable heels I’ve ever worn to work." —KP🥀

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 and 14 colors).

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

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    It can be fastened on pretty much any kind of desk.

    Promising review: "I am a gamer so I needed a good foot stool that doesn't dig into my legs and feet. Works perfectly." —Brandi Wooldridge

    Get it from Amazon for $19.89 (available in two colors). Or, check out a cheaper option.

    12. A bamboo monitor riser with built-in compartments for all your office supplies.

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    Promising review: "It keeps my desk organized while still allowing me to have everything I need nearby. There are compartments that fit my cell phone, pens and a drink (no more knocking it over on the desktop). Plus, I can stash some things underneath if I need to. It looks great, was easy to put together, and is very sturdy, too." —MaraGen

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in two finishes).

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

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    It has three brightness settings.

    Promising review: "Since it is cordless, it can go anywhere on my desk at work and the soft light beats the overhead lights in my office any day. It comes with its own USB charger and it sits nicely in the lamp so I don't lose it! The 'stem' also adjusts so you can move it around to accommodate you and your work space." —Elizabeth

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

    14. A pretty mouse pad with a gel rest pad to give your wrist the support it needs. It also has a non-skid backing to ensure it doesn't slide around.

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    Promising review: "This mouse pad is like Gandalf the White! It has alleviated a lot of my wrist pain and I find myself resting my hand on it even when I'm not using my mouth. It has straightened out the alignment of my hand and I'm no longer lowering my wrist while working with my mouse. I can absolutely tell the difference if I'm on my normal mouse pad at home; it's good (Gandalf the Grey) but it ain't great. I need to buy another one for my home office and for my mom. If you're hesitating, don't. Buy it and your wrist will thank you." —R. Quigley

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in 25 designs).

    15. A time-marked water bottle so you'll remember to stay hydrated, even on a super busy day.

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    Promising review: "Love this bottle. I’ve been slacking on drinking enough water and I’m a total fitness junkie so needed to step up my game. Today is my second day using it and I have drank one gallon and 16 ounces both days. Totally works for me!" —Elina

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (also available in red).

    16. A cascading wall organizer for sorting out the mess of papers that would otherwise be piling up on your desk.

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    You can also fold it down and take it to go.

    Promising review: "This is the most amazing invention ever. My husband and I got into a habit of piling up all our random papers in the kitchen on top of the microwave, and I was just SICK of it! Could never find anything and things would go missing. Once I set this up, it was a game changer. My kitchen mess is no longer! And I have not lost another field trip form and have a place for all those floating art projects, receipts, and pay stubs." —Kirsten

    Get it from Amazon for $12.74.

    17. A succulent plant that'll bring a little ~nature~ to your workspace.

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    Promising review: "Ordered these succulents over a month back trying to bring some color into my office, as a non-green thumb, I'm proud to say I still haven't managed to accidentally kill them and they look wonderful! All the succulents were in great condition, plus they included a bonus plant incase one died or was damaged during delivery." —Cody

    Get a five-pack from Amazon for $16.95. Or, check out some air plants that are even easier to care for.

    18. A fluffy faux-fur rug to drape over your office chair and make it feel incredibly cozy... almost too cozy.

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    Promising review: "Bought this to cover a clear acrylic desk chair that I purchased. Perfect size to drape over the seat and is very soft and comfortable. Doesn't shed everywhere and has my room looking fashionable. Would definitely recommend." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    19. A quiet little desk fan so you can stay chill even when the AC isn't turned up high enough.

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    Promising review: "This fan is a perfect size for my desk, yet delivers powerful cooling air. Love the color, and it's very quiet! As you can see from the pictures, it doesn't take up much room." —BeckieBea

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in three colors).

    20. A pack of sanitizing wipes for cleaning up after a meal or wiping down a greasy keyboard.

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    Promising review: "I keep these wipes in my purse. They come in handy often. I love that they clean well without leaving any residue or leaving my skin dry. I also use them to clean my desk at work. They have a pretty nice liquid balance so it doesn't take long to dry. The wipes are large so I often have to find something else to wipe after I wipe my hands to keep from wasting it." —B. Oates

    Get six 20-packs from Amazon for $9.48.

    21. A keyboard cover that'll protect your precious laptop from rogue cookie crumbs and accidental spills.

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    Promising review: "I don't eat over my laptop but somehow it picks up crumbs, dust, etc., during my daily use. Before finding this keyboard cover, I was regularly cleaning my keyboard with canned air. That, however, is a thing of the past. This keyboard cover fits perfectly, 'sticks' so that I don't have to shift it over the keys EVER, and — most importantly — keeps the keyboard clean. A quick swipe with a cleaning cloth is all it needs, if ever. Love it." —BVES

    Get it from Amazon for $6.90 (available in 29 colors).

    22. A pack of squishy stress toys to take your frustrations out on (since yelling at the top of your lungs isn't really a plausible alternative).

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    Promising review: "These are very cute and squishy creatures. I take them to work and pass them out. Everyone seems to enjoy them. The texture/feel is just right." —Kindle Customer

    Get a 25-pack from Amazon for $11.99.

    23. A planning pad so you can see the entire day's agenda at a glance.

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    Promising review: "This sits perfectly on my desk directly in front of my keyboard and doesn't take up too much valuable desk space. The binding glue holds it together well. The colors are bright and true. I love that it separates my work and personal to-dos. However, it focuses on work-life balance — not just work — so I can see all of my weekly commitments at a glance — both personal and professional. I can also easily track my water intake, as well. This is great for helping to minimize distractions." —Alicia Taylor

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95. Or, check out a weekly planning pad.

    24. A desk mirror for touching up your makeup or checking if there's spinach in your teeth.

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    It folds flat for storage.

    Promising review: "I keep it in my desk drawer at work. It is lightweight and folds up flat which makes it easy to store. It opens up to a nice size mirror that easily shows you entire face. I use it to put on my makeup at work when I don’t have time at home." —Shanique

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    25. Adorable cat pens that'll cheer you up when you're ~feline~ sad on a Monday.

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    Promising review: "These pens write really well, are superfine, and pretty adorable. I didn't think I would like them so much and was worried they would smear really badly (I'm left-handed), but they don't. The caps stay on nice and tight, are easy to stick on the end of the pen while you're using it, and they don't fall off. Now I just have to make sure people don't steal them from my desk..." —Laurabear

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $5.99.

    26. A travel cutlery set to keep at work so you never have to use disposable plastic ones.

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    Promising review: "I carry my lunch every day and the lunch tote seems to get heavier and heavier...and I leave my good spoons and forks everywhere. This set is PERFECT for carrying in a lunch bag or purse. Or even stashing in the glove box of the car. It's compact yet big enough not to feel that way. It's easy to slip in and out of the case. I bought two sets and love them." —E. S. Witthoeft

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95.

    When you know you have everything you'll ever need right at your desk:

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