Because the long-term effects of the current setup are starting to sink in (i.e. back pain).

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The 6-pound shelf unit comes in two easy-to-assemble parts. The distance between each part is customizable and can be adjusted or rotated to best fit your storage needs.

Promising review: “Strong, sturdy, nice color, easy to assemble. I love that you can change how you set it up to meet your needs. Even the screw holes are pre-drilled so they sit flush with the wood. This is perfect!” —Chanel Gunzer

It works with desks as low as 27 inches. If you’re tall or you have long legs, you can still use it while working from the couch.

Promising review: “Really perfect for me. I have averaged about 50 miles per day and have lost four pounds in one week. Really well built and totally silent. I’m 5’8″ and I do have to sit in a low chair but it works well and I do computer work and talk on the phone while burning about 1,000 calories a day! You can’t beat that. I was looking at more expensive solutions but I won’t look anymore. Completely satisfied.” —Phil

This stand fits any laptop from 10 inches to 15.6 inches and can be easily disassembled into three parts for easy transportation.

Promising review: “This has helped my neck pain and workflow. I’m used to working in an office with monitors and this made a big difference in my work from home experience by putting my screen at a comfortable eye level. The material is good quality, feels sturdy, and was simple to assemble. It comes in three pieces and is intuitive to put together without looking at directions. There are pads on the top to keep your laptop from sliding. I’m using it with a 15-inch laptop and it’s a good fit. I did get a wireless keyboard to use with it, which I would recommend. If you were to try to type on your laptop keyboard with this, it would be uncomfortable. I bought it for the ergonomics, but as a bonus, I am liking how it helps me keep my desk organized with the extra space beneath. Great product!” —M

Promising review: “I am currently working from home and I make tea at every hour of every day. I used to own a Mr. Coffee and had lost it during moving so I HAD to get another one. I’m so glad that I did because now my tea stays warm throughout work. There is no adjustment to high and low but I prefer things simple. You just switch it on and it stays on. The plate gets pretty hot which makes my cup hot at the bottom. No issue for me because I don’t have children. I prefer warm tea over piping hot or freezing cold. This little device is my best friend and it’s great. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who loves a ‘just right’ cup of anything.” —Cecy R.

Promising review: “I wanted a desk that was small, sturdy, and portable to do my school work. I tried a few different ones and this one is perfect! It’s easy to assemble and is height-adjustable. It’s light enough for me to move it to any room that I want to work in. I love it! The price was perfect too.” —Patty

Fifty Shades of Blush is a woman-owned small biz designing a wide range of door signs and giftable acrylic clutches to fit a medley of personalities.

Promising review: “I love this door sign! I have already been able to use it for a meeting and it makes it easier for my family to know that I am busy without having to announce when I have meetings. I will be using this sign a lot due to being WFH until fall. Amber was super kind throughout the purchase process and shipped my item right away. Thank you, Amber!” —Michelle

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

This set comes with all the hooks, ropes, and steadying bars you’ll need to quickly install this under the table of your choosing.

Promising review: “I HAVE NEVER BEEN THAT RELAXED SITTING DOWN! and yes! I am yelling from pure joy! I LOVE THIS PRODUCT! Highly, highly recommend! I have a restless leg that I keep shaking and fidgeting because of all the blood pooling and stasis, this is a godsend.” —Mariam

Plus, it has anti-skid pads so it will stay in place and each tier can hold up to 44 pounds.

Promising review: “We were looking for a stand for our printer as our computer desk is rather small. This fits our printer and allows for extra storage room underneath. It was easy to assemble and is very sturdy. The anti-skid feet keep it in place, but it can still be moved around with a little effort.” —Jjoslin

Promising review: “This is a great product. We live in an old farmhouse and even though we have the fastest and highest internet service, we just couldn’t get the signal throughout the entire house, or even our upstairs. But once we plugged in this range extender, we now have our 5G throughout the entire house and even the garage! It was super easy to install. No hassles. Easy to follow instructions.” —Jennifer

Promising review: “I was skeptical at first. I was afraid my keyboard would be all gummed up with yellow slime! What happened was the opposite. It cleaned it as good as new. Got all those dog hairs between the keys! No smell lingering on keyboard or my hands. No sign I even used it except a clean keyboard. Kind of fun to play with too; you can squeeze it between your fingers!” —ZZZZZZ

The environment will even thank you for reducing your paper use. The whiteboard also comes with a dry-erase marker, accessory channel (to hold the marker), and a storage drawer.

Promising review: “Never thought something analog would be SO useful in my daily routine. I work from home and am constantly project managing multiple complex strategic projects. Having pertinent information directly in front of me and top of mind has done incredible things for my productivity. Never would have imagined it would make such a difference. For a nominal investment, I highly recommend it if you have trouble keeping up with things.” —Captainflapjax

Promising review: “This is a great product, and it definitely outplays its price point. While I’ve only had it for about a week, the spring allows easy change in height. One of the primary reasons I bought this versus others was due to the low profile. It takes up less than one-fourth of my dining room table, which is a big hit with my spouse. My work sprawls far less since I can consolidate everything in this space. For those wondering about the height, dining room chair height is very comfortable with the keyboard location. And as someone who is 6-foot-1, I find the maximum height allows me to remain fully vertical, which was a big concern prior to this arriving. Overall about the happiest I’ve been with any of my most recent purchases over $100.” —Adam S.

Promising review: “I work from home in a small apartment, and this really made my setup work the way I want it to. I need to use all six plugs, plus I like to keep my phone and Mi-Fi charging while working too. This was the perfect thing for me to get everything plugged in and essentially retrofitted into a built-in apartment wall desk setup that was intended for the large desktop towers of the late 90s. I’m ordering a second one in hopes it transforms another part of my weird floor plan. Bonus: The USB ports seem to fast-charge my iPhone XS Max. I can go from dead to fully charged in about 90 minutes.” —Moose

Promising review: “Since we are all shut down and have to work from home I invested in a new web camera. The camera on my laptop does not work well and I needed something to help with my work meetings. The streaming quality is great and the camera is very sturdy. I have not had any issues with it at all and am enjoying it. It latches onto my desk and stands sturdy. If you can find it in stock, I recommend purchasing it.” —Jorge Juarez

Promising review: “It is an excellent product at a very reasonable price! I sit at a desk a lot in the office and also when working from home so my posture often suffers. This product has changed the game. I’ve only been using it for a couple weeks now, but I’m extremely pleased with how my posture has improved and the durability of the product. It’s difficult to be mindful of your posture all of the time but with this amazing product, you don’t have to anymore. I definitely recommend it to those who sit in front of a computer all day or want to improve their posture. A+ product.” —Michael A. Medina

Promising review: “Since COVID started, both my fiancé and I work from home. He has a proper office and office chair and I work at our dining room table. I figured it was time to invest in something to help my back while sitting all day. Works really well! I should have done this months ago.” —Emily Racioppi

My ear shape rejects the premise of earbuds, so for long-term wear, I always turn to big ‘ole headphones. I’ve had this pair for a little over a year now and I love them. They’re incredibly comfortable (I essentially wear them for eight hours a day), the battery is very long-lasting (multiple days of wear), and when the battery does run low they charge back up really fast! The buttons to control music and adjust volume are in kind of a weird spot, but I’ve never been big into using those features on any headphones I’ve owned, so it hasn’t been a problem for me. Thanks to COVID, I now work a whole two feet from my partner, who is on voice calls constantly, so I can vouch that the noise-canceling is quite effective. It’s not going to completely block out every noise, but things are comfortably muffled.

Promising review: “I really like this lamp and it looks great in my room. The only problem I have with it is that the charger connected to it will only charge your phone if the lamp is turned on, and I typically charge my phone when I am sleeping. Other than that, I really recommend this product.” —ava103

This set includes an 8oz. bottle of the gentle cleaning spray and a large microfiber towel.

Promising review: “I have never written a review for any product before. The screen on my Mac was very greasy from Vaseline getting on it. I tried at least four different solutions and none worked. I was going to actually take it to a computer repair shop I was so desperate. I saw this and decided to give it a try and was amazed at how well it worked. My computer screen is like new.” —Denise

This pack of six is universally compatible with laptops, tablets, and phones of all kinds!

Promising review: “Have worked from home for years, but in the crazy days of 2020 our company decided to do video calls regularly for the first time. With that, I needed a solution that made it easier to continue to block the webcam on my computer most of the time while not being a hassle to remove for these calls. I had been using a folded piece of paper, which was certainly easy and effective — until the wind from open windows would blow it away. So, these little guys perfectly solved the problem — it’s tiny and subtle (much better looking than a folded piece of paper 😉 and so easy to open/close as needed.” —Hope

Promising review: “I bought this to replace a bonded leather chair that was shedding leather and I love it. The mesh material is cool and very comfortable. The chair has multiple adjustments including lumbar support and was easy to assemble with the provided wrench.” —Katy

Promising review: “Fixes a problem I didn’t know how to fix! Keeps cords where I want them and prevents them from falling behind my nightstand. Especially helpful with working from home. Get them! You won’t be disappointed.” —Ally

Promising review: “I’ve purchased similar items in the past that visually looked like this but were stiff and rigid. This is amazing. Totally eased my back pain from my quarantine-at-home desk job. Highly recommend.” —Bellarosa555

Promising review: “This has got to be the best laptop lap desk I have ever owned! The wrist rest is cushiony, and the cushions on the back are super comfortable on my legs. It has a slight incline, which is perfect. It’s sturdy and light. Love the handle, the mouse pad with borders so the mouse won’t fall off, and the tablet/phone slots. I don’t write a lot of reviews, but I am so happy with this product that I had to give it a good review. Hopefully, this will help someone that is searching for the right lap desk. Recommend it to anyone.” —J. Castro

This six-in-one dock is compatible with Macbook Air and Macbook Pro machines, converting dual USB C slots into three USB ports, a lightning port, SD card slot, and a TF card slot.

Promising review: “This product is great if you have a Macbook Air that just has the two USB Type-C adapters. The quality of the product feels good and not cheap whatsoever. I would recommend this product for how cheap and affordable it is too. If you’re on a budget and don’t want to get the expensive dongles for Apple themselves, then this is a great substitution.” —Brandon Khuu

The velvety cover comes off and can be tossed in the washing machine for easy cleaning.

Promising review: “This thing is great! I’ve been working from home for a couple of months, and I usually sit like a troll at my desk so I got this to see if it would help me sit upright and it’s great! I love that it brings the floor closer to me and it’s so soft and comfortable. It’s not too squishy and not crazy hard either. You can also use it to stretch your lower back by laying on it. It feels so good.” —Kat

The set includes the smart pen, USB cable for recharging, one pen tip ink refill, and a dotted paper journal. They can use the free Moleskine app to sort, search, and organize notes!

This USB-powered ring light has three light colors and 10 different brightness levels, with an anti-scratch metal clamp.

Promising review: “The area where my computer is set up is very dim so with all the Zoom and FaceTime calls, I wanted a light that didn’t take up room on my small desk. This 6.3-inch LED light is just enough to light the area in front of my computer. It has three different white colors and 10 intensities each and the controls are inline on the cable wire. The clamp is all metal and it is really strong and takes effort to push open so I know it will hold on tight and not slip or fall off. There is a 360-degree ball joint on the clamp that the LED light is screwed onto. It is solid and also made of metal, and lets me easily adjust the ring light to any angle I want. Definitely, a great light to have and because of its size, I can easily take it with me with my laptop when I travel.” —NWM

The silicone wiper is protected by a cap when not in use and the bristles retract for optimal storage.

Promising review: “I work from home so my laptop has accumulated its fair share of crumbs, dust, and other debris. This was the perfect cleaning tool. The brush side easily sweeps away particles and the rubbery wedge side helps to scrub out gunk between keys. The best part is that it easily fits into the penholder on my desk.” —Andrea G.

Promising review: “Just love this mobile holder. I have spent some hours video chatting and this helps me to chat easily without holding and stressing my hand. Very durable and moves up and down. You can put it anywhere, which is especially good for me when I’m cooking and chatting with family and friends. No more stress of keeping the mobile anywhere and have scratches on it.” —Sia

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