Entries by Dr. Melanie Dunlap

Stone Pile Gap

The sun was shining and the temperature outside was in the seventies. It was a perfect day to drive through the mountains of north Georgia. This particular trip was for me. I had been told about a woman that owned a nursery specializing in medicinal plants. It sounded like a dream come true. The view […]

The Birthday Text

Yesterday was my birthday. It was a wonderful day filled with friends, family and walking in the woods. Many people sent cards, posted on my facebook page and texted to wish me a happy birthday. Of all the texts I received there was one that stood out. It was from my Aunt Mary. It started […]

Spring Recipes

Blueberry Muesli [Serves 1] INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup Gluten Free Rolled Oats 1 cup Water or Unsweetened Coconut or Almond Milk 2 Tablespoons Hemp Seeds (optional) 1/2 cup Blueberries (optional) Chopped Mint Soak all ingredients overnight and you’ll have a delicious breakfast cereal in the morning. You can heat it up if you prefer it hot. […]

Setting Boundaries

Healthy relationships at home and work are a priority for a healthy, well-balanced individual. And one of the best ways of having a healthy relationship is by setting up boundaries. Personal boundaries are the emotional, mental, and physical limits we set up to protect ourselves, as well as assert our individualism while realizing the same […]

Natural Easter Egg Dyes

Easter is my favorite holiday! The weather is soft, plants are blooming and critters of all types are preparing for their young. It is a time of creation and fertilization. And it is always close to, or on my birthday. Easter is like that….it moves around. Easter is celebrated on the first Sunday following the […]

The Big Move

It was the last thing to do, smudge the house and release the protections I had put around the house so many years ago. My footsteps echoed as I walked through the house. As hard as I tried, I couldn’t keep the tears from falling. Each room held so many memories and I was overwhelmed […]