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Melissa Camilleri

Cheers to 7 Years

Cheers to 7 Years

On November 11, 2011, (11-11-11--weird, huh?!)  this little shop went live on the internet. Seven years ago, I had less than zero clue what I was doing running a business.  All I knew was that I had a call on my heart to create something that allowed the people around me love one another better. While that still remains at the heart of what Compliment is about, SO MUCH LIFE has happened in the last 7 years. As my life has changed, Compliment has evolved.  Many of you have been on this journey alongside me since the beginning. Many of...

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Melissa Camilleri

Uncovering Your Gifts to Make an Impact in the World

Uncovering Your Gifts to Make an Impact in the World

Does this sound familiar? You feel called to do something greater than just collecting a paycheck, but, you're not exactly sure what that is. You've been told you're good at certain things, you like doing certain things, but you have an inkling that your purpose is something even bigger. Wanna know a secret? That's no accident. We are so lucky to be born at this precise moment in time, when our global community is accessible from the palms of our hands, and the creative class is growing each day. You are here for a reason. Know how I know this?...

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Melissa Camilleri

How to give a compliment

How to give a compliment

In my last blog post on this topic,  I said that for many of us, it’s way easier to give a compliment, than to receive one.  But I know that some of us don’t express ourselves using words. And for those of us who do, most times, we still watch our compliments go in one ear, and out the other - much to our dismay. It’s also true that people around us (especially those we don’t know) interpret things differently - so while you might think that telling someone you see every day that they look pretty is perfectly sweet,...

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Melissa Camilleri

What are you willing to weather for what you believe?

What are you willing to weather for what you believe?

I often talk about our duty here on earth to be the light for others.  That our lives matter most when we have impacted the humans around us for the better. To do this, to truly live this, takes courage. It takes massive amounts of vulnerability. What if we say or do something that offends someone? What if I end up being wrong? And then the refrain rises: What are we willing to weather for what we believe?

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