Pat Melville

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How bias in mental health care hurts women, from the lab to the medicine cabinet

<i>This is part of a series on improving mental health research, diagnosis and treatment. Join the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #OpenMinds</i><p>Poor Jan. She's one of those "unmarrieds with low self-esteem," who never found the right man. On a recent cruise, the purser had to take her sad, …

Psychotherapy: A better funding model must be found

<i>This is part of a series on improving mental health research, diagnosis and treatment. Join the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #OpenMinds</i><p>When medicare was cobbled together in the 1950s and 1960s, provinces began to offer publicly funded insurance for hospital care and then physician …

12 Strategies to Help You Feel Happier

Try a combination of the following blues-busting strategies, and your life view can brighten up in no time<p>Mike Genevie was the kind of guy who always came ready with a joke.<p>But when his relationship with his girlfriend went sour, his sunny outlook on life turned overcast.<p>“She stopped returning my …

Carrick Talks Money: What to put in an 'in case I die' file

The Globe's Rob Carrick talks to Mark Goodfield, accountant and partner at BDO, about how to prepare your finances in the event of death

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5 Ways To Be A Better Parent

Some days, when I’m tired, overworked, and confronting compounding deadlines, my children feel like just another responsibility, a burden even. I imagine most parents feel this way sometimes. It’s okay; take it from me. I speak with authority. My job is to think and write about kids, and sometimes …

Do you rub your staff’s noses in their mistakes?

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>I was reading the sports section of The Globe and Mail a few …

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

WATCH THIS!<p>From The Immigrant, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn by Marion Cotillard, to a post-apocalyptic take on class warfare in Snowpiercer, all the …

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Can you afford to ignore employees’ mental health?

The topic of mental health and the workplace is increasingly becoming the focus of conversation in the corner offices of Canada's businesses.<p>Why? Because ignoring employees' mental health and well-being is costly – in lost productivity, higher benefit and disability costs, and increased retention …

Are you productive or just busy?

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab.<p>Do you confuse busy with effective?<p>Donald Draper, the elegant …

How Big Data Will Help Save Healthcare

More and more companies are talking about big data these days—but it’s more than a buzzword. It might just change the way healthcare works in the U.S. From better patient outcomes to a more transparent healthcare system to more accessible and affordable care, big data could change every inch of the …

Seeking Success In A Finite Number Of Hours A Day

We all have a finite number of hours in a day – 24 to be exact. What we choose to do with those hours is of the utmost importance. We can waste our time, or we can use our time to improve ourselves and our lives. I have always felt passionate about the importance of reading books that can help us …