Melody in her Malibu home
While renovating her oceanfront condominium in Malibu, Melody Beattie, who became famous almost 20 years ago when she published the seminal self-help book Codependent No More, discovered that she still had codependent impulses. Normally, she practices what she preaches, and the redecoration of the Malibu house was a healthy expression of self-love. And letting go.

See how shocking colors create a soothing environment.