I’ve never met the gorgeous Melissa Histon. But the first words she wrote to me via email brought me to tears. Melissa’s story is epic.
A life threatening breast cancer diagnosis at just 35 inspired Melissa to check in with herself, question who she was and how was was living her life. As she puts it, ‘…faced with a life-threatening disease, I knew I desperately wanted to live a life on purpose, filled with joy! How could I live a happy, more joyful life?’
To imagine being married with four young children and to receive such a devastating blow – my mind boggles. Melissa’s story however is littered with weird and wonderful moments, gratitude and a newfound love and appreciation for her life. Her courage led her to share her story and you can read all about her fight with breast cancer here.
Melissa is also a successful creative photographer specialising in corporate branding portraits, commercial photography and bespoke portraiture that allows her clients to look and feel amazing. Her images are truly beautiful, unique and above all, lovingly captured. Melissa’s spirit is captivating. Thrilled to share this beautful, raw interview with you today.
So, first things first. What is your dream?
To live a life with my husband and family around me happy; having fun, travelling, creating and exhibiting my photography around the world!
What makes up your lifeblood?
Creativity and love.