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Melissa Camilleri

Why is receiving kindness so hard?

Why is receiving kindness so hard?

Yesterday, one of my oldest friends in the world came over to meet the baby for the first time while she and her husband were in town visiting her parents.Before she came over, she texted me:"We want to bring you dinner, so send me a few ideas of your favorite take out places.  Can't wait!"Now, the old me would have said, "Oh, no way, girl.  You are not going to buy us dinner.  You're guests!  I'll cook for you!"But that's the old me.Not only do I have an infant, (which makes doing any task exponentially more difficult to complete on time),...

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Melissa Camilleri

36 questions to make you fall in love with anyone

36 questions to make you fall in love with anyone

Can we really fall in love with anyone we choose?  You may have heard the adage:  "When you truly know someone's story, it's impossible not to love them."I have experienced this countless times in my life-- from rascally students who got on my last nerve, to coworkers with PLENTY of personality quirks to dislike.  Once I got to REALLY know them, I was able to see just how many lovable things there were about them, (even if up to that point they did a great job of hiding those lovable traits.) ;)According to psychologist Arthur Aaron of Stony Brook University,...

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Melissa Camilleri

4 Things You Can Do to Use Your Words For Good

4 Things You Can Do to Use Your Words For Good

Two  of my favorite scriptures are from Proverbs.   The first is,  "Life and death are in the power of the tongue." (Proverbs 18:21). The second is, "Pleasant words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the bones." (Proverbs 16: 24) I believe in the power of words-- how they can either build or destruct.  It's the spiritual truth that is the backbone of this company. One of the things you may not know about the history of Compliment was born out of a time when I was in a relationship where words were used to destruct.  I...

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Melissa Camilleri

Pay Attention Podcast with Nikki and Melissa Season 2, Ep. 22: Post-Baby Bodies

Pay Attention Podcast with Nikki and Melissa Season 2, Ep. 22: Post-Baby Bodies

We talk about post-baby bodies and how they can affect self-image. Geeking Out Melissa is geeking out on an article she read about the importance of outdoor play time for children. Nikki is geeking out on the new couch that she manifested for her office. Pay Attention This week we discuss post-partum bodies and how the many changes can affect self-image. Last Best The ladies discuss the last best song that they heard. Find us on Instagram: @payattentionpodcast @shopcompliment @nikki_stern 

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