The Happiness Calendar For June 2023



Newman, K. M. (2023). Your Happiness Calendar For June 2023. This Month, Be Your Best Self. Retrieved From

As Earth Awareness Month Reaches A Conclusion…

Clean Water Is The Thing!

When we hear of droughts that have occurred in America over the past 20 years, and people using sophisticated water hoses in between water readings, we need to understand the possibility that droughts are coming to a zip code near all of us!

Water usages:  

-Taking prescribed medications, vitamins

-Drinking water, in general, to flush out impurities on a daily basis

-Brushing our teeth;

-Baths, showers;




-Washing our hands throughout the day;

-Toilet water;

-Throwing droplets of water on our faces to revive us from a hectic day;

-Fire hydrant;

-Washing the car, and

-Watering the Lawn.

And several other uses of water occur throughout 24 hours.

Water is the thing because it helps us maintain cleanliness, and disinfect our lives, an important ingredient in preventing unnecessary illness. 

It’s a resource we take for granted, and need to have quality infrastructure throughout America so that everyone has sufficient amounts of this resource to maintain a positive and healthy quality of life.


One Of Those Delicate Subjects:  To The Ladies In The Audience, An Attempt To Bring Clarity To An Uncomfortable Subject – Abortion

The Complexity Of It All

Back in the days of yore, my peers and I had strong conversations as young women with our mothers about everything, including birth control.

It was standard practice to visit our gynecologist regularly and had prescriptions for birth control pills.  Once HIV/AIDS arrived on the scene in America, purchasing contraceptive foams and creams which kill the virus was another practice, while some of us may have placed sexual activity on hiatus for a while until we had a better understanding of the origins of the virus.

The exercises mentioned above were proactive methods in removing the potential of unwanted pregnancies and deadly viruses.

Abortion.  One of the things that need to be clarified is that abortion should be readily available to females within America, of course.  The idea of a female being sexually assaulted and ending up with an unwanted pregnancy in the worst way is outrageous!

Having said that, the purpose of this blog is to address mental health issues.

In this instance, females need to become aware of the potential which can occur upon having an abortion.  While there are longitudinal studies that indicate there is a slight risk of mental health issues after having an abortion, females need to become aware of this information before becoming pregnant altogether.  Consider the females who were not part of those longitudinal studies and experienced mental health problems after having an abortion.  NOT TALKING ABOUT the potential for a mental health condition even though the risk is slight is reckless, unconscionable, and a disservice to young women who believe in obtaining as much information as possible regarding their health.  

Therefore, let’s expand on the subject, shall we?  The female with a prior history of a mental health condition:  The potential is there that the condition worsens after having an abortion.

Providing a complete portrait of a condition is necessary, always.

The gist of this post is not about whether a female with an unwanted pregnancy should obtain an abortion, or have access to abortion.  It’s about obtaining as much information as possible before the potential pregnancy occurs.

Ladies, I wish you positive health as you journey through life!


In Celebration of International Women’s Month

Israel Prize in Life Sciences to Prof. Michal Schwartz (Weizmann Institute Of Science, 2023)

Kids Help Others More After Experiencing Awe (Young, 2023)

Newfound ‘Protective Shield’ In The Brain Is Like A Watchtower For Immune Cells (Lanese, 2023)

Gut Bacterium Linked To Depression In Premenopause (Manjarrez, 2023)



Lanese, N. (2023). Newfound ‘Protective Shield’ In The Brain Is Like A Watchtower For Immune Cells. Retrieved From

Manjarrez, A., Ph.D. (2023). Gut Bacterium Linked To Depression In Premenopause.  Retrieved From

Weizmann Institute of Science. (2023).  Israel Prize in Life Sciences to Prof. Michal Schwartz. Awards and Appointments. Retrieved From

Young, E. (2023). Kids Help Others More After Experiencing Awe. Retrieved From