8 of the Best Items You Can Purchase for the Workaholics in Your Life
Oct 8, 2019   •   Kyzia Maramara
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Oct 8, 2019   •   Kyzia Maramara
The holidays are coming, but before you can freak out about the thousand gifts you need to buy (and the lack of money to purchase these gifts with) how about we walk you through a list of great items that might fit the person you have in mind? This 2019, the workaholics in our lives, be it your friend or you yourself, deserve a reward. Go forth and add to cart!
A portmanteau of blanket and sleeves, Bleeves is a clever combination of two of your favorite things on a cold night, or should we say a cold night in the office. After all the other employees are gone and you’re pulling an all-nighter, Bleeves is the perfect companion.
There are various solid-colored and patterned designs as well as sizes for kids and adults, and if you want to make it personalized, you can have your name monogrammed! For your traveler friends, get them the Bleeves Travel, a regular size Bleeves which conveniently folds into a travel pillow with a handle.
Bleeves is available online for as low as Php 600!
A good nap makes wonders so don’t ever let people tell you that napping is for lazy people! Short naps throughout the day can boost your creativity, alertness, and mood and can even reduce stress. While we obviously can’t make a bed for ourselves under our office desks, Body Koala provided a comfortable desk nap solution – their Universal Nap Pillow. This pillow is made from slow-recovery memory foam technology which supports your head in any position. Your workaholic friend would surely appreciate the power to sleep comfortable anywhere, anytime!
The Body Koala’s Universal Nap Pillow is available online here.
If your hand gets tired from holding up your phone while watching videos, this lazy neck phone stand has got your back! Or, erm, your arm. This phone stand has a myriad of uses, it can act as a monopod and a selfie stick, you can prop it on a table use it as a phone stand on your office desk, you can also twist it to a bike handlebar so you’ve got hands-free navigation!
We all have that one friend who likes going to coffee shops to work. It’s a relaxing environment for sure, but sometimes you’ll find that bringing only your laptop isn’t enough. Filed’s Urban Pro Organizer II is the laptop bag of your dreams! It has detachable fold up flaps for privacy and glare protection, pockets that can fit A4 papers, trinkets, and other papers, a collapsible laptop mount, and a zippered gadget compartment that can fit your 13” laptops. All this and more available in 5 colors: pink, maroon, dark blue, teal, and black.
FILED’s Urban Pro Organizer II is available online at Lazada.
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Nobody can resist these cute stuffed toys from Takaw Toys! Plus, how cute would they look on your friend’s office desk? Made locally, the plushies are designed after Philippine traditional food like kwek kwek, fish ball and squid ball, kikiam, dirty ice cream, isaw, and more! You can get individual designs for as low as Php 349. They have also recently launched the Takaw Tikim Keychains, smaller versions of the toys, for Php 149.
We all have that one friend who obsesses over keeping things clean and tidy. Well, you’ve got the perfect gift for them now! This Desktop Mini Vacuum Cleaner is no bigger than your hand but it can clean desk surfaces from lint, dust, and paper scraps. Plus, it comes in cute pastel colors too! You might want to purchase one for yourself.
The Desktop Mini Vacuum Cleaner is available online at Lazada.
For that one workaholic friend who’s extremely special to you, you might want to consider gifting him a Betabrand Pinstripe Hoodie. Worn by the likes of Mark Zuckerberg, this hoodie combines comfort and formal – it’s a pinstripe suit with a hoodie. Nothing else reeks of business casual as this outfit does.
Betabrand Pinstripe Hoodie is available online. This has to be shipped overseas.
There’s always that one anonymous officemate who steals your beverage from the fridge. You can’t do anything about it except maybe to purchase your own desktop cooler! This cooler can fit a regular-size glass bottle or two cans of any beverage of your choice. Who’s smiling now, beverage thieves?
The Desktop USB Cooler is available online at Lazada.
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Kyzia spends most of her time capturing the world around her through photos, paragraphs, and playlists. She is constantly on the hunt for the perfect chocolate chip cookie, and a great paperback thriller to pair with it.
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