12+ Office Hacks To Help Get Through The 9-To-5 Grind

I have to admit it: Office life can sometimes be daunting. Don't you agree? I mean there are days where you just watch the clock and can't wait for when it's time to go home. But there are a few office hacks that will make your life easier.

So I'm here to share a few of them with you.

1. Binder Clips To The Rescue


Binder clips are awesome and have so many different uses. You can use them to replace broken keyboard feet or as a headphones holder.

2. Use A Coffee Mug As A Food Holder


Eating a burrito in the office can get pretty messy. But not if you use the coffee mug trick to hold it.

3. Organize Your Drawer With Plastic Drawer Dividers


Never search for missing supplies again when you keep them well organized with these plastic drawer dividers. What a literal lifesaver.

4. Impromptu Bottle Opener


Do you have a bottle of soda you'd like to drink, but realized there's no bottle opener around? No worries. Use your MacBook charger instead. It works.

5. Use Bread Tab To Hold Your Tape

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Isn't it annoying when you lose the spot on your tape? Just use a bread tab to hold its place.

6. Use Cassette Case As A Phone Holder


Want to talk on your phone or listen to music? Just use an old cassette case as a nifty phone holder.

7. Rest Your Eyes

It's important to take good care of your eyes. Every 20 minutes, look at an object at least 20 feet away for at least 20 seconds.

8. Bring A Plant To Work


Indoor plants have been found to improve people's moods, creativity, and productivity. So invest in a cute office plant and be happier.

9. Use A Spice Rack To Organize Supplies


What a neat way to store all those office supplies such as paper clips, rubber bands and thumb tacks. All in one place.

10. Never Make A Mess Again

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Use chopsticks to eat those office snacks such as Cheezies so you never dirty your fingers again. Ha, ha. This is a great idea.

11. Use Sponges As Ice Packs


Don't risk your lunch getting spoiled by not bringing that heavy ice pack. Just DIY one with sponges instead. So much lighter.

12. Make Sure You Stay Adequately Hydrated


An easy way to keep track of how much water you drink throughout the day is with these cool water bottles. I think they're awesome.

13. Never Drink Stale Coffee Again


This DIY coffer timer will ensure that you never have to settle for drinking stale office coffee again. Ha, ha. This is so clever.

14. Never Lose Your Key Card

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If you need to use a key card to get into your office, place it inside your phone case. You'll never forget it at home and you can trick your coworkers into thinking you can magically open doors.

15. DIY Boot Tray

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A paint tray from the dollar store is the perfect boot tray for small offices in the winter. Genius!

Hopefully, you'll find these handy office hacks useful and they'll make your office life just a little bit easier.

Now I think it's time for that coffee break. Right?