Putting in long hours at work might make you successful, but it can also lead to unpleasant side effects. Stiff neck, dry skin, the low energy and boredom that hit in the afternoon…sound familiar? Luckily, there are some amazing products that can help anyone who sits at a desk all day.
Whether you work from home like I do or go to an office every day, these are great finds for helping you get through the work day. You’ll find an affordable standing desk, the BEST neck massager I’ve ever used, and a bunch of gadgets designed to make you more comfortable. I hope you find something that helps your workday!
This Inflatable Neck Traction Makes Up for Hours of Hunching Over a Screen
Everyone I know seems to suffer from neck pain. It’s no wonder when you consider how many hours a day we spend staring at computers, tablets, and phones! Help your neck get into proper alignment with this Inflatable Neck Traction. It velcros on, and then you control the amount of traction by pumping in the air by hand.
This Cool Mist Humidifier Counteracts Dry Office Air
No matter how much water I chug, it doesn’t totally make up for the effects of dry air. This Cool Mist Humidifier makes my workspace a lot more comfortable! It’s whisper-quiet, runs up to 8 hours before needing a refill of water, and uses a USB cord for power. You can also add essential oils to gently scent your space.
This Penguin Water Dispenser Will Help You Get Your 8 Glasses a Day
Why settle for a boring, clunky water bottle when you can put this Penguin Water Dispenser on your desk? The jug holds 2.5 liters, which equates to the recommended 8 cups of water we’re supposed to drink daily. Some reviewers comment that the water dispenses slowly, but that seems like a small price to pay for so much cuteness!
This Back Massager Has Nearly 40,000 Ratings on Amazon
I am one of the tens of thousands of customers who recommend this Back Massager. It has an optional heat setting and three speeds, with eight Shiatsu massage nodes under the soft, flexible fabric cover. I use mine primarily on the neck and upper back, and it feels SO GOOD after working all day.
This Phone Stand Props Up Your Phone Right Where You Need It
For under $10, this aluminum Phone Stand is a great value. Use it to prop up your phone on your desk so you can see at a glance who’s calling or what that text is about. It has an opening on the bottom so you can charge your phone while it’s in the holder. Comes in eight colors.
This Affordable Smart Watch Is a Highly-Rated Dupe for the Apple Watch
At first, I wasn’t sure how useful a smartwatch would be. But once I got mine, I realized how incredibly handy it is to read text messages at a glance, set alarms, keep track of my steps, and a whole list of other functions. And you don’t have to spend a fortune–I was pleasantly surprised at the price tag on this Affordable Smart Watch!
Finally, Blue Light Blocking Glasses That Are Actually Flattering
I was interested in the positive effects I’d heard from glasses that block the blue light from screens, but I wasn’t keen on wearing a pair of clunky, oversized glasses that made me look ridiculous. That’s why I was so happy to find these Blue Light Blocking Glasses, which have a much more flattering design! They’re sold in packs of three in a variety of colors.
These Camera Covers Protect Against Embarrassing Mistakes
We’ve all heard the stories about someone in a Zoom call being caught on camera doing something they didn’t mean to share. There are also more and more stories about hackers accessing those cameras too. Protect your privacy with these inexpensive Camera Covers, which stick on and slide open and shut, so you’re only on camera when you want to be.
This Ergonomic Foot Rest Encourages Good Posture While Sitting
While sitting at a desk for long periods of time, it’s important to keep the body in proper alignment and support the spine. An Ergonomic Foot Rest helps tremendously. It lifts and angles your legs and feet into a position that reduces stress on the rest of the body. Plus, it’s super comfy!
This Drawer Organizer Set Includes 16 Modular Compartments
My desk drawer used to be a total mess. I was too lazy to measure it and hunt for the perfectly sized drawer insert, so instead, I ordered this Drawer Organizer Set, which includes 16 clear plastic trays in a variety of sizes. I shuffled them around until they filled the space, then gave each office supply its own little home. It looks fantastic, and I feel much better about that drawer now!
This Fidget Toy Improves Focus
My family has bought just about every fidget gadget sold on Amazon, and this Fidget Toy remains one of our favorites. It has 12 sides, each with different clickers and knobs to play with. It’s fun to use and can help relieve stress and improve focus.
This Hand Massager Relieves Arthritis and Carpal Tunnel Symptoms
Just looking at a photo of this Hand Massager makes me realize that the joints of my wrists and fingers are a little bit sore. After hours of typing and clicking, it would feel so good to relax and enjoy the warmth, compression, and rhythmic pressure of this device. It’s wireless and recharges with a USB cord.
This Bestselling Seat Cushion Has Over 60,000 Ratings on Amazon
If you sit all day, you NEED this memory foam Seat Cushion, which has tens of thousands of positive ratings on Amazon. It’s designed to not only feel good but to distribute pressure and encourage a healthy sitting posture. The customer comments are packed with glowing recommendations, including this 5-star review: “Immediate relief. Since I have gotten this item, I use it for the car and my desk at home. I have noticed a significant difference!”
This Tilt Stool Is for People Who Don’t Like to Sit Still
If you like to move a lot while working, this Tilt Stool might suit you better than a traditional office chair. The height is adjustable in two-inch increments, so you can customize it to your size and needs. One 5-star review says, “I am using this for sitting at the computer. I can move around, and it is good for being able to move my body and not get too stiff as I would sitting in only one position.”
This Whoosh! Screen Cleaner Is the Only Approved Cleaner in Apple Stores
You spend a lot of your day looking at screens, right? Keep them clean and streak-free with the award-winning Whoosh Screen Cleaning Kit, the only cleaner approved for use in all Apple Stores around the world! The formula is alcohol-free, ammonia-free, odorless, and specifically designed to clean electronics screens with no smudges or smears. Amazon customers report that it’s amazing on eyeglasses, too!
This Warm Fuzzy Cardigan Makes Chilly Offices More Comfy
I recently read that most offices set their thermostat to 70 degrees, which most women find too chilly for sedentary work. I like keeping a Warm Fuzzy Cardigan handy while I work, and this one is affordable and earns high ratings from customers. One happy customer writes, “Beautiful and fits well. This sweater exceeded expectations! The material is so soft and so pretty.”
This 7-in-1 Desk Lamp Has a Color-Changing Mood Light
Perfect for small desks and kids’ study areas, this 7-in-1 Desk Lamp packs a lot of utility into a compact appliance. The base is about 4 inches square and the lampstands 21 inches tall. In addition to providing task lighting, there is a color-changing mood light in the base, clock, USB charging port, and more!
This Is the Best Ring Light Under $20
I’ve been on a lot of video calls lately, and I don’t want to look like death warmed over in my rectangle on the screen. While facing a sunny window gives great results, it’s not much help when it’s dark or gloomy outside. So I bought a ring light. Huge improvement! And this here is the Best Ring Light Under $20 I found on Amazon.
These Bluetooth Headphones That Customers Call “Really Comfortable”
I spent a lot of time shopping for new Bluetooth Headphones lately, and I’m here to share the results of my search! This pair is affordable and has a good-quality built-in microphone. It’s scored over 20,000 customer ratings on Amazon, with words like “durable” and “comfortable” showing up in lots of reviews.
These Cable Savers Extend the Life of Charging Cables
I noticed that my phone charger was getting really worn next to the plug and wasn’t too happy about the idea of buying a replacement. So I was happy when a friend turned me on to these Cable Savers! Each silicone spiral fits over a cable and prevents excessive bending and wear at sensitive spots. As a bonus, my cords get tangled less easily now, too!
This Shelf Organizer Holds Your Favorite Snacks
Snacks are key to a good work day, and I like to keep mine displayed on this Shelf Organizer. It has three tiers and adjustable dividers so I can customize it to fit the various sizes of packets and boxes. It’s earned an impressive 4.8 out of 5 average rating among Amazon customers, with one 5-star review saying, “Love it, helps organize my cupboards. Each level slightly raised so you can see what is behind each of the packets.”
This Coca Cola Mini Fridge Keeps a 6-Pack Cold
I want this Coca Cola Mini Fridge so darned much. It’s just 7.25″ W x 10.25″ D x 10.75″ H, just the right size to hold a few of your favorite drinks and snacks. Power it up with the included electrical cord or USB cord.
This Cord Protector Tidies Up Messy Cables
An easy solution to unsightly electrical cords, this Cord Protector is a flexible sleeve that wraps around cords to hold them neatly together. Not only does it look better, but it also protects cords from pets!
This Cup Holster Protects Against Spilled Drinks
I always have a beverage with me while I’m working, which means I inevitably knock the drink over once in a while. This Cup Holster aims to solve that problem! It latches securely onto a table or desk to provide a stable cup holder that fits most cups, mugs, bottles, and cans.
This Desktop Printer Stand Is a Space-Saving Miracle
My printer takes up more than its fair share of space if you ask me. This Desktop Printer Stand is such a smart solution! The 2-tier design holds up to 44 pounds, and though it was designed with a printer in mind, it can also be used to hold books or decorative items. Many customers use it to hold two printers and are very happy with the results.
This Display Shelf Will Make Your Desk Look Better
Give your desk a dose of style with this Display Shelf, which provides a happy home for books and decorative objects. It’s versatile, with two pieces that can be arranged to suit your space. Check out the customer photos for creative uses and practical arrangements!
Refresh Yourself With a Spritz of This Bestselling Facial Spray
I keep a bottle of this Facial Spray on my desk and spritz my face throughout the day. It counteracts the dry office air, refreshes my skin, and gives me a little mood boost! I love the light scent, too. It’s earned over 40,000 ratings on Amazon, with one 5-star review saying, “This beauty stays in my handbag to help rehydrate my skin wherever I go.”
This Happy Camper Pencil Holder to Cheer Up Your Desk
This Happy Camper Pencil Holder is full of retro charm! I’m currently saving up for a vacation, and I think this kitschy accessory will help me remember the relaxing trip I’m working toward. It measures 3 by 3 inches so that it won’t take up much space, and it provides a handy spot for a few pens and other small office tools.
Your Desk Needs This 3-Pack of Live Plants from Costa Farms
I love plants, and I think having a few live plants in your workspace encourages creativity and soothes stress. This set includes three small indoor plants chosen because they’re the most efficient varieties at filtering indoor pollutants and providing fresh oxygen.
This Healthy Snacks Care Package Helps You Make Healthier Choices
I snack a lot while I work, so I try to make sure I have fruits, veggies, and other healthy snacks available. This Healthy Snacks Care Package is a great way to try a variety of snacks with the commitment of an entire package of one variety. There are 20 different snacks to try, including popcorn, fruit snacks, nuts, and more. It gets great reviews from Amazon customers!
This Laptop Stand Raises Your Screen to Eye Level
If you work on a laptop, do your sore neck a favor and invest in this Laptop Stand. It props up your computer, so your screen is at eye level, which greatly improves your posture and reduces fatigue. It’s earned 16,000 ratings with a very high average of 4.8 out of 5 stars. The reviews are full of gratitude, with one customer calling it “an amazingly helpful product.”
This Light Therapy Lamp Improves Mood and Boosts Energy
I’m lucky to live somewhere with a lot of sunshine because short days and gloomy skies make me feel depressed. If you suspect you’re also affected by lack of light, give this Light Therapy Lamp a try. The customer reviews are filled with stories of how this device reduced headaches and improved users’ emotional states. One 5-star review says, “Sitting by it for 15 to 30 minutes daily truly improves mood and energy. I never would have believed it if I didn’t experience it for myself!”
This Mini Space Heater Is Just 6 Inches Tall
My hands and feet get cold when I”m working at the computer, so I could really use this Mini Space Heater. It measures a petite 6 inches tall and has an idiot-proof on/off button with no other settings to worry about. It’s quiet, affordable, and gets fantastic reviews!
Improve Health With This Affordable Standing Desk
I’ve been thinking about trying a standing desk but didn’t want to invest a lot of money in case I didn’t like it. So, I searched on Amazon and was very happy to discover this Standing Desk, which offers a lot of versatility at a very reasonable price. The height adjusts from 27 to 45 inches, and the wheels make it easier to move it out of the way when not in use.
This Pedal Exerciser So You Can Burn Off the Office Donuts
If I’m gonna sit here at my computer, I might as well be exercising a little. A Pedal Exerciser will help! It folds flat for storage and fits nicely under a desk (or at the foot of your sofa if you work from home like I do).
This To Do List Notepad Will Inspire You to Do All The Things
I love my to-do lists. I always write “make a to-do list” at the top so I get the serotonin reward of immediately checking off one item. And because I’m tired of using the backs of envelopes and tiny post-its for my lists, I’m investing in this To-Do List Notepad. It’s generously sized, has nice quality paper, and will make me feel so very organized!
Sound Better on Zooms With This USB Desktop Microphone
If you’re doing all your meetings online or have important presentations coming up, you might want to get this USB Desktop Microphone. It’s affordable, plug-and-play, and gives you much better sound quality than the built-in mic on your computer or earbuds.