Oppression vs Money vs Power | Butler Cafe

Oppression vs Money vs power vs strength. It’s all a personal battlefield.

An important topic came to my attention after discussing Japan’s Butler Cafe’s for The Metro

It is a fine-dining experience taken to another level. Within the experience, you are not only given delicious, a la carte meals, but you also become the master of the house. The waiters are your personal butlers, you are given a warm welcome home when you arrive and told a run-down of your busy schedule as you eat involving tennis with a celebrity, your meeting with royalty, and your day at the races.]

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How to help a friend with their mental health issues

Talking about mental health can be anxiety provoking. Especially when someone else’s mental health is in question.

You might feel like you should be there for them, but don’t know where to start or how to approach the subject.

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Discuss Your Mental Health

It can feel impossible to talk to a loved one when you’re feeling sad, upset or depressed.

When it comes to mental health you may feel that you should be able to cope by yourself. If you hurt your back, broke your arm or sprained your wrist, you wouldn’t hesitate to tell others that you had hurt yourself.

So, why should talking about your mental health be any different?

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The Link Between Addictive Cues and Smart Phone Usage

I was in a lecture recently on the subject of substance abuse and drug addiction. Specifically, on the way that dopamine is triggered by not just the use of drugs, but also cues associated with that drug. For example, returning to the same room you took the drug in, or being with the same people you took the drugs with. These cues are not exclusive to drugs but any addictive behaviour, such as gambling or on-line gaming.

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