A standard lanyard with attached badge reel will not solve this problem like Reelstrap does because Reelstrap can be adjusted up to you neck.
The Reelstrap product is internationally patented and design registered. ReelStrap patent, design reg. and copyright Pauner Oy Ltd. RCD 1152797(EU), FI 8406, United States Patent D623848, Australian Registered Design 330045, Design Registration in Norway No. 082317.