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10 Must-have WFH items that can help you work faster and more efficiently

Still working from home? Congrats (sa lahat ng introvert and may social anxiety)! If it’s looking like WFH or Remote Work will be in place for you indefinitely, then you need a long-term home office setup that separates you from your personal space.

We’ve done the work for you–here’s a list of our items that will surely boost your productivity!

1. A working desk/ table


‘The’ most essential item in every workspace is a proper table desk. If you are conscious about sitting idle for too long, an adjustable desk is your way to go. You can never go wrong with a simple worktable as well. If maintaining a certain aesthetic style is your concern, fret not. There are lot of options available, in terms of color, design, and material.

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2. Ergonomic chair/Swivel chair

A proper ergonomic chair is important especially for long hours of work. It’s comfortable and will definitely keep your posture and back correct at all times. If extra comfort is your priority, you may want to opt out for a chair with ergonomic footrest as it can reduce back strain or any discomfort in your feet, legs, knees while working.

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3. Desk lamp/ Eye lamp

It’s always a good idea to invest in good lighting when you are working to avoid eye strain. No space? Don’t worry. A screen bar lamp don’t require space since you can clamp it on the edge of your monitor or laptop screen.

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A more hi-tech option that lets you connect to your smart home system and supports voice control using Google Assistant, Alexa and Siri is Mi LED desk lamp 1S. A lamp that lights on its own? Sounds good to me.


4. Wrist Desk Extender

If you’re trying to achieve a healthy work setup, then you need something to support your arms and wrist, too. This desk extender for arm/wrist support can reduce the pressure on your wrist that may result in carpal tunnel syndrome. What’s nice is that it may be adapted for left or right-hand use.

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5. Router extender

Nobody wants a spotty connection. Worse – no connection at all! To avoid dead spots in your house, a Wi-Fi router extender is what you need. It extends the coverage area of your Wi-Fi network. You can manage how devices can connect across your internet and create a separate access for your guests at the same time. 

This seller offers remote technical assistance so don’t be intimated if the manual gets too technical.


6. Mouse

Finding the right mouse can be daunting without guidance. But if you’re looking for an office mouse, consider an ergonomic type since you will be using it for long hours. If you want to avoid clutter and getting wires tangled, opt for a wireless one which has become the go-to for many users. work from home must have office


If you want to invest on comfort and best in terms of function, a wireless mouse with ergonomic design and built-in trackball is also a good investment.’

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7. Noise cancelling headphones

You’d also want to invest in a good headphone especially if you’re doing calls all day. A sturdy and functional headphone like this offers surround sound effects and effectively suppresses background noise at the same time.

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8. Webcam

If you want to avoid looking pixelated, then it’s just necessary to get a proper web camera especially if your computer does not have one, and also because most laptops and computers have really crappy camera quality.

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Most of the external webcam these days are compatible with any OS, and you can even find one that offers style if clarity is not much a priority.

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9. Desk organizer

The best and the most Kawaii desk organizers are just out there for you to discover so make sure to find the right one that suits your work style. Here are some of the best ones available, so you can remove all the physical clutter that also bring about mental clutter:

Desk organizer with computer elevation, minimal and neat

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Team Kahoy? Check this out

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Stackable and clutter-free

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10. Table mat for keyboard and mouse

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If you have extra bucks, then opt out for an extra big mouse pad. It is spill-free and non-slip, and best for managing your mouse and keyboard in one place. This is also recommended for those who don’t want to stain their worktables.


Keep it up at work!


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