By Kresha Faber, Contributing Writer Just a quick note before we begin: I purposely didn't title this post "5 Ways to Fight Overwhelm" or "5 Tips to Living More Simply" because while the five items listed below are the five things... Read More
By Stacy, Contributing Writer Need some home remedies for a sore throat? Today, Stacy is giving five! Sore throats are miserable, aren't they? Not being able to swallow comfortably and basically feeling that your throat is on fire . . .... Read More
By Jessica Smartt, Contributing Writer Looking for an anti-inflammatory meal plan? Today, Jessica has you covered! A few times a year, my husband and I go to bed with a lump in our throats. We listen over the monitor for... Read More
Earlier this week I introduced the topic of adrenal fatigue. Before reading this post, you may want to go back and read the first part in this series to understand what exactly adrenal fatigue is and learn more about many... Read More
Written by Stacey K, Contributing Writer Once the initial excitement of New Year's goals has passed, the reality of sticking with an exercise plan can become difficult. As keepers of the home, we have much to do every day. It... Read More
Considered the "stress syndrome" of the 20th century, adrenal fatigue is still an under-diagnosed and little understood condition. More people than ever before are battling with chronically depleted adrenal glands, yet it is unrecognized by most doctors. Perhaps you have... Read More
Written by Sherrie Cook, Contributing Writer For many years I've disliked filling out paperwork at a doctor's office or school that asks for my employment status. I struggle with knowing the right adjective or title to describe all I do... Read More
Written by Kate Tietje, Contributing Writer These days, it’s hard to pinpoint what health really is. Our country’s health is going down the tubes – there are constantly reports on how more and more people are suffering from obesity, diabetes,... Read More
In the first part of this panel discussion, we focused on what led to a situation of burnout and fatigue, how the panelists recognized it, their signs and symptoms and more. This time, I wanted to focus on the hopefulness... Read More
Written by Meg Dickey, Contributing Writer We all have those moments of random stress, moments that leave us drained, exhausted, and with a lingering feeling of depression. This month at Keeper of the Home, we've been addressing ways to find a balance... Read More
The response to this month's honest discussions of burnout, fatigue, depression and general health and wellness has been so tremendous. Thank you all for sharing in such real and vulnerable ways. I'm humbled that you would share so much of... Read More
Written by Sharon Kaufman, Contributing Writer An Unquenchable Thirst Several weeks ago, in a conversation over lunch, a younger woman (mid-thirties) confided to me how severely depressed she has been in past months. I empathized with her, "I know what... Read More
Dealing with depression is a touchy subject. When I first began to admit to people in my life that I was struggling with depression, I got a lot of different recommendations. Most were shocked that I hadn't been to see... Read More
Written by Stacy K, Contributing Writer Every new year many of us vow to exercise regularly and get in shape for good. Some wish to shed the extra pounds that crept on over the holiday season, others want to improve... Read More
Burnout. It's a word that highly ambitious and driven people like myself often think that we are immune to. I have struggled with over-achieving and perfectionism for almost as long as I can remember. At the tender age of 12,... Read More
Written by Shannon, Contributing Writer All year long we are inundated with advertisements, marketing campaigns, and articles that try to teach us how to be healthier. At the New Year this wellness parade reaches a fevered pitch with resolutions being... Read More
Written by Stacey Taggart, Contributing Writer The importance of getting a good night's sleep is understated in our busy society. The expectations that we have of ourselves and others are increasing, and in an effort to do all and be... Read More
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