November 20, 2020

Gift Ideas for the WFH Employee

Here are some pretty, practical, and pampering Christmas gift ideas for your fellow remote worker.

With a vast majority of friends and family now working or studying from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are spending hours at our desk. Spruce up the workstations of your loved ones with these gift ideas.

1. A mug that reflects their personality
From bookworms and movie buffs to ceramic connoisseurs and wistful travelers, help them start the day right with a mug that makes them smile.

2. Coffee, tea, or me?
Whether they need a jolt of caffeine to power through the workday or a soothing sip of herbal tea to celebrate the end of one, these blends will make wonderful gifts.

3. A potted plant to bring nature indoors
Plants aren’t just pretty to look at; they do wonders for our mental and emotional health. They reduce stress and symptoms of depression while also increasing productivity and creativity. Plus, certain plants can improve indoor air quality. What’s not to love? Give a green gift they can place beside or on top of their desk. Here are some quirky plant containers to choose from.

(Also read: Tips to Avoid Christmas Chaos)

4. Ergonomic accessories to keep them pain-free
When working from home, it’s easy to lose track of time and spend hours hunched over the computer or laptop. There has been a surge of medical injuries because of poor WFH setups. From budget-friendly to top-grade, here are some practical gift ideas for your desk warrior.

(Also read: WFH as the New Normal: Perks, Pitfalls, and Pointers)

5. Gadgets for their next videoconference
We are all spending a lot of time in virtual meetings and classrooms. Help your loved ones look and sound their best with these gift ideas.

(Also read: How to Plan Your Virtual Christmas Party)

6. Gifts for their health and wellness
As we deal with the changes and challenges caused by the pandemic, eating and living well becomes even more important. We must safeguard our health, practice self-care, and stay strong and hopeful. Keep your loved ones healthy in both body and mind with these gift ideas.

‘Tis the season for love and laughter, so show you care with gifts that will make their days a little brighter. Let’s help each other stay strong, healthy, and happy as we continue to work from home.

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