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    If You Basically Live At The Office, You Need These 26 Things

    Home sweet office.

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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.

    A reviewer's grey lumbar pillow and seat cushion on a chair

    The cover is removable and washable.

    Lumbar pillow promising review: "I have tried several of these lumbar pillows and this ComfiLife has been the best. What is difficult to find in these lumbar pillows is the right balance between firm and soft. For me, this product hit the sweet spot. For a firmness scale where 0 = jello and 10 = concrete; I would put this squarely at a "5". In other words, I found it to be just right and the fact that it is competitively priced makes it a big winner. Most importantly I can say without reservation that this product actually seems to have decreased the amount of back pain that I have (I use it with a desk chair). I cannot say that it has completely relieved my back pain but I do not think there are any products that can do that for people with chronic back issues." β€”Average Joe

    Seat cushion promising review: "I ordered this for my brother, who is dealing with cancer that has spread to the bone. It hurts for him to sit for more than 15-20 minutes. He said it felt a little firm at first, but began to soften a bit. Body heat does that to memory foam, so I asked him to give it some time. He's used it now for two days and said it has helped tremendously. He used it in the car today to travel an hour each way to the doctor, and he was fairly comfortable for that time. So yes, this is a good cushion that has provided him some relief from the pain of sitting." β€”JB

    Get them from Amazon: the lumbar pillow for $22.05 and the seat cushion for $25.45

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

    The Crock-Pot

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

    Promising review: "After growing tired of having semi-hot or having to wait for forever on the microwave at work, I decided to purchase this. It is wonderful. I plug it in about an hour before I have to eat lunch and my food is perfectly warmed. As a teacher, I get tired of turkey sandwiches or trying to wolf down what's supposed to be a hot lunch but isn't for whatever reason. One of the best things is I don't have to worry about microwave explosions or having to clean up after someone else. Highly recommend for anyone who wants a hot lunch every once and while, and is crunched for time." β€”Danielle Williams

    Get it from Amazon for $25.68+ (available in four colors).

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

    A person holding the mug

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

    Promising review: "I purchased this for my husband and I remember the day he got home from work the first thing he said was, "You literally got me the Holy Grail of coffee mugs!" With his busy job sometimes he can't get to his coffee for a few hours which by then his coffee is just barely warm. With this Zojirushi your coffee will literally stay hot for 16-18 hours. There are only three parts and they are all dishwasher safe and there is even a lock switch to secure the top from accidentally opening up and spilling your coffee and the mouthpiece is extremely easy to drink from. This is definitely a five-star product!" β€”Jessica Hwang

    Get it from Amazon for $18.69+ (available in two sizes and eight colors).

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

    The desk vacuum looks like a ladybug

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

    Promising review: "I love how convenient it is! Makes my life just a little bit easier and allows me to be just a little bit lazier. Also, it's pretty darn cute so it doesn't stand out or look awkward sitting on my nightstand next to my bed. I have black sheets so the crumbs and other random bits that get into the bed stick out like a sore thumb. This little ladybug helps it seem like I have my ish together and don't eat every meal in bed." β€”Natasha

    Get it from Amazon for $10.59 (available in two colors). Or, check out another option!

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

    The cactus humidifier on a desk

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

    Promising review: "I love this little humidifier so much. It's super dry in our cube farm and having this plugged into my computer on the deck about a foot from me is awesome." β€”Rebecca Martin

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

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

    The set in pink

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

    Promising review: "If you're thinking of buying this just buy it!! I got this for my daughter-in-law to spice up her office and we both absolutely loved it. It's very sturdy and made of good material and the pink is soft and perfect for the floral mouse and accents that she has on her desk. I will be buying one for myself as well." β€”Rebecca

    Get a five-piece set from Amazon for $39.97+ (available in 11 styles).

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

    Promising review: "Yes, this water bottle costs a lot, but it is the best! It is very lightweight, and easy to carry around. Because you can close the tip of the straw, you don't have to worry about the straw getting dirty. Because I am the type of person who needs to reminded or forced to drink water, this bottle serves the purpose. It helps me stay on track. I wish I did not spend money on other bottles and just bought this one a long time ago!" β€”Amazon Customer

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

    8. A travel pillow perfect for taking power naps at your desk.

    It comes with a travel pouch.

    Promising review: "This mini pillow is perfect for someone who is always on the go. I bought it so I could be more comfortable when flying and this pillow is so comfy I could use it as a normal pillow as well! Also good if you like bringing your own pillow when you're traveling to hotels and such. Even though it's mini, it's very comfortable, firm yet soft and the pillowcase feels like a t-shirt." β€”Megan

    Get it from Target for $35.

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

    The lamp

    It has three brightness settings.

    Promising review: "I love this little desk lamp! I have been searching for a desk light solution as I wanted something both aesthetically pleasing and functional but that does not take up a ton of your workspace. I tend to get migraine headaches if I have too much bright light so I was pleased to find this item has three settings, bright, medium, and dim. I also love that this desk lamp is extremely adjustable and moveable to practically any position I desire, especially since I don't have to plug it in (unless it needs to be charged). Overall, I'm very pleased with this purchase and would buy from this seller again. If you find this review helpful, please indicate so by clicking the "Helpful" link below." β€”Salty

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

    10. A pretty mouse pad with a gel rest pad to give your wrist the support it needs.

    The mouse pad

    Promising review: "This thing is awesome for my purposes. The wrist pad is soft and squishy and the mouse pad is firm and really grippy on the bottom, so it won't slide around or slide off an un-level surface (within reason, I'm sure). The pattern is very vivid and looks very nice. With modern dpi-adjustable laser mice, it's more than large enough at roughly 8" square without being too big. Mine was also odor-neutral; I see some reviews that complain about a bad smell that I haven't experienced. I'll probably pick up one more for work. I tried to think of something negative to say to balance the review, but honestly it's just been a good buy." β€”emaletk

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

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

    The pink fan on a desk

    Promising review: "I spent some time looking for a small desktop fan for a very specific purpose. I go walking for 20 minutes daily during my break and when I get back to my office, I am usually warm and want to cool down but I don't want to blow all my desk papers around. When I saw this fan which is powered by USB, I figured it would work perfectly since I have a USB multi port charger right on my desk. I was correct! This worked absolutely perfectly. It's small so I can find a spot for it right on my desk and the cord easily reaches the charger. The amount of air was sufficient to cool me off in about 5 minutes. I never would have thought about buying a USB fan but this is just perfect for my needs." β€”Nikki Hamilton

    Get it from Amazon for $15.75 (available in four colors).

    12. A pack of cable clips for keeping your cords untangled and off the floor.

    Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $8.99.

    13. A pack of sanitizing wipes you should always have on hand β€” they're great for cleaning up after a meal or wiping down a greasy keyboard.

    Promising review:

    Get six 20-packs from Amazon for $11.88.

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

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95.

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

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

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

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in three colors).

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

    Get a five-pack from Amazon for $13.95. Or, check out some air plants that are even easier to care for.

    18. 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).

    Get a 25-pack from Amazon for $14.99.

    19. A desk mirror so you don't have to run to the bathroom to touch up your makeup or check if there's spinach in your teeth.

    It folds flat for storage.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    20. A pack of feather pens you ~quill~ adore β€” and they won't get lost around the office.

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $4.98.

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

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

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

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

    You, after buying all this awesome stuff for your desk:


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