In the beginning, making the switch to working from home is kind of a free for all. Your couch becomes your office and your lap becomes your desk. But months later, many people are realizing this new work-from-home life is here to stay, and that means taking the time to create a setup that allows you to work comfortably and efficiently for the foreseeable future.
While there are many things that can improve your work-from-home setup, these are some of the best buys to start with. Including an actual office chair because your bed is for sleeping and your sofa is for Netflix.
How to create a work-from-home setup that actually works for you
1. Rimiking Modern Home Office Chair, $100
It’s hard to find a chair that’s both cute and ergonomic, but that’s where this one comes in. Its curved design helps support your spine, reducing back tension. You can also adjust the heigh of the chair, which helps keep your posture in check.
2. Jelly Comb Slim Wireless Mouse, $15
This mouse has a slim ergonomic design that keeps your hand comfortable and cramp-free while working. It’s also completely wireless, has a super-quiet click, and runs smoothly, allowing you to work with ease.
Raise your monitor to eye-level with this stand that helps out your posture without cluttering up your desk space. The clear platform keeps things looking clean, airy, and clutter-free, all while helping reduce neck and eye strain.
4. EMINTA Office Desk Mat, $17
This faux leather desk mat has many different benefits. It works as a mouse pad, keeps your keyboard from moving around, adds a layer of comfort to a hard surface, and more. Plus it’s waterproof and easy to clean, so if you spill your coffee, NBD.
5. Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard, $55
This keyboard isn’t just sleek. It’s also solar-powered, charging itself with sunlight or even lamplight. Fun fact: It actually promises to stay charged for up to three months in total darkness.
Keep your desk organized and cord-free with the help of this eco-friendly bamboo charging station. The stand allows you to charge your phone while you’re working, as well as store pens, pencils, and other items that typically clutter up your desk.
7. BULYZER Grid Wire Board, $32
When it comes to your office, you can’t beat functional art. This grid wire board—which comes in gold, white, black, and pink—is a great way to display things that inspire and motivate you, as well as help you stay organized and keep clutter off your desk.