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Melissa Camilleri

People are hurting.  You can help.

People are hurting. You can help.

My home state of California has had a VERY hard week, and I felt like I needed to jump back in here and say something, because UGH.  EVERY DAY THERE IS SOMETHING.  PEOPLE ARE HURTING!   ANOTHER mass shooting, and two fires that are burning both ends of the state.   Families are displaced, torn apart, and are enduring so much.  (And this is just THIS WEEK!)    With so much devastation and trauma happening in our communities, seemingly every single day, these days, what on earth can we do?   If you are a life-long advocate for the needy/disenfranchised, like the majority of...

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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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