Articles by Melissa Balmain
If they're good enough for wizards, they're good enough for grads.
May 15, 2013
Gift ideas for the graduate in your life.Read More
What works--and what doesn't--when you chase goals together.
May 3, 2013
Set your goals with others to power your efforts all the way to the finish line.Read More
Clutter, begone--and stay gone!
March 22, 2013
De-cluttering is easy. We give pointers for the tougher challenge: keeping your space neat.Read More
Melissa Balmain's lessons from comedy improv
February 15, 2013
Working on your words to get where you want.Read More
Think upon the unfortunate fortunate and you'll suddenly feel as if you own a fortune, as well.
January 8, 2013
What if you lived in England a century ago-- in a world of strict class divisions and limited technology? Think on that, and you'll suddenly feel richer.
A "satisficing" resolution for the New Year
December 11, 2012
Happiness tip: Focus on what's important without obsessing about the small stuff.
In her latest career tweak, Katie Couric hosts a talk show and busts through yet another comfort zone
November 13, 2012
Find out what keeps Katie Couric going despite personal tragedy and professional criticism... and how she has channeled wisdom and wit into her new hit show.
How people who have faced life's toughest challenges found the strength to keep on going-- and how you, too, can develop your resilience muscle.
March 13, 2012
You can teach yourself to be more resilient even through the toughest of times. Here, people who have experienced myriad tragedies talk about how they have survived and now thrive.