Whether it’s migraines you get or backaches, it’s never a bad idea to keep painkillers at your desk.
Keep that breath fresh with some mint. Our personal favourite: blackcurrant Eclipse.
For the germophobe who feels unsafe just touching door handles and documents handled by others.
Apart from the one you carry around, just keep one in the office because you never know when the downpour is going to hit, especially when you are in Hong Kong.
Coughs and sniffles elicit nothing but dread at work. Create a force field by boosting your immune system with some Vitamin C.
Not only might tissue come in handy at your desk, but it’s a great help to take a tissue packet to lunch at places that don’t have napkins.
Needle and thread
That popped button is leaving you a bit exposed. Sew it back up.
FOR THE GUYS
If your profession calls for ties, be sure to keep a few extras at work for surprise meetings.
Hair gel or clay
Also for unexpected moments when you have to look polished, keep your favourite hair products at work.
FOR THE LADIES
Hair pins or ribbons
Solve your bad hair days with some help. Getting the hair off your face can also help you stay focused.
Smooth out a broken nail so it won’t be snagging your clothes all day.
Now that the emergency has been dealt with, check out some amazing office outfit makeovers here.