The 8 best timers for the office on Amazon

Time blocking your workday is an effective way to deepen your ability to focus and complete your tasks of the day. And tricks like the 10-minute timer are effective for getting your work done. But while using your phone is fine for beginners, once you’ve grown accustomed to this method of working, it’s time to upgrade to an office timer. But while you probably have that same ‘ole white timer your mom in the kitchen of your childhood home, these days, you can upgrade.

From gorgeous and modern designs for your office or desk to traditional, classic pieces, consider these eight finds. Best of all? They’re all on Amazon, and can arrive to your door ASAP:

OrgaNice Hourglass Sand Timer

Go old school with time-keeping with this hourglass sand timer. Not only are they elegant, but you can choose between five and 30 minutes, allowing variety with your workflow. We also love the soothing impact of watching sand slowly trickle down. ($29)

Hexagon Rotating Timer

Some people prefer to block their day in 10-minute sections, while others opt for a lengthier stretch of an hour. With this hexagon timer, you can figure out what is most beneficial for your unique style. And if one day you can only manage a hot second on a timer? That’s okay. Tomorrow, you might try half-an-hour.  ($17)

TXL Jumbo Digital Clock

Some people avoid looking at the clock because they become anxious knowing how little — or how long — they have left to hunker down in the office. Others, like you, enjoy keeping track of the day, making this timer ideal for your needs. You can see this display from 15 meters away, and it features a precision timer function. This means you can set your time block from 29 hours to a few minutes.  ($34.50)

15 Minute Timer

For those days when you felt like every single second was used, having a moment to pause, breathe, close your eyes and relax feels like a luxury. Even so, the most successful professionals know how important it is to prioritize self-care. That’s why this 15-minute timer is a positive addition to our routine. Flip it over and give yourself permission to disconnect.  ($30)

 Time Timer Audible Countdown

If you want to stick to what you’re used to, this is the right timer for your needs. Not only does it resemble the versions you likely had as a kiddo, but it features some modern upgrades that are helpful. It can ding to let you know your time block is coming to an end, and the disappearing red disk gives you a clue to how much time has passed — and how much is left. Easy, simple and effective! ($19)

 Mooas Study Timer

For those of us who file deadlines and take meetings from home, the multi-purpose function of this timer may be beneficial. Not only do you select from four types of alarms — including a silent one — but you can also use it as an alarm clock. We also appreciate the company size for small spaces. ($21)

 Rotating Sand Hourglass

Though, sure, you appreciate the purpose of a timer: stay focused, procrastinate less. But also, you don’t want to have a bulky piece of technology taking up space in your home. Rather than going digital, consider this pretty home accent that rotates sand for 30 minutes. Not only is it dreamy to watch — but it’s not an eyesore.  ($40)

Miracle TimeCube Timer

If you are a team leader for a project, you may need unique strategies to keep everyone working cohesively. This fun timer may do the trick: all you have to do is flip it to the time you need and it starts! You can pick from 5, 10, 20 and 45 minutes, depending on how much time you need to carve out. The bright yellow color means it definitely won’t be missed. ($19)