Melissa Whitaker

Get Out Of Your Own Way

By Melissa Whitaker / January 5, 2022 / 2 Comments

Ahh, the beginning of a new year and we face the pressure of the New Year’s resolutions that are quickly discarded by January 5th. This year I gave in by 10:00 am on January 1st, by making pancakes with maple syrup for breakfast. I could hear the Little Debbie brownie whispering in my head, “You’re […]

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By Melissa Whitaker / October 25, 2021 / 6 Comments

Change your Someday’s to Thisday.

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9 Books To Help Live A Creative Life

By Melissa Whitaker / September 11, 2021 / 0 Comments

Deciding to live the life you want is a leap of faith. There is no guarantee that everything will be hunky-dory sunshine and rainbows, but you will discover a multitude of things about yourself. Here are 9 books that helped me take that leap.

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The Thing About Hair

By Melissa Whitaker / July 8, 2021 / 9 Comments

Finding a bag of non-carcinogenic pixie dust is proving to be a problem.

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HEY! Little Debbie……Bite Me!

By Melissa Whitaker / May 22, 2021 / 6 Comments

How To Find The Person Buried Within   Here it is. That one post where I reveal the truths about myself that NO woman ever wants to reveal, my age, weight, and height.  As an artist, I am used to exposing my soul to a gallery wall.  I’ve even exposed my nude self on a […]

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Under the Influence

By Melissa Whitaker / January 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

Inspiration is great, it’s what keeps the soul alive, but it’s the influences that encourage action to be taken.

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Finding Inspiration

By Melissa Whitaker / January 8, 2020 / 0 Comments

In search of inspiration.

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I Did WHAT?!!

By Melissa Whitaker / January 1, 2020 / 0 Comments

I can’t believe I quit my job.

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Reflections from an Inktober Survivor

By Melissa Whitaker / November 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

There is no challenge more challenging than the challenge to improve yourself.

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By Melissa Whitaker / September 30, 2019 / 1 Comment

“Don’t try to recreate something you’ve done before. Challenge yourself constantly.” (Suzanne Partridge)

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