picture of hanging burden basket

the burden basket

FAQ:  Where does the company name, "the burden basket"  come from?

In Native Indian culture a "burden basket" was a very practical tool to collect firewood or food for every day living.  They have a distinctive look about them, being typically conical in shape and open.  However, there are many shapes, sizes, colours and variations of burden baskets and they are often distinctive to a tribe.   

Burden baskets are placed at the front door of a home for people entering to leave their "burdens", or anxieties at the door; to not take them into the home with them.  By doing this, it represented keeping peace and calm in the home by leaving troubles outside. 

In this metaphorical burden basket, you can leave your anxieties and worries to keep calm and enhance peace in your life.