If you think life on earth is stressful, try spending time in space. You must constantly perform high-profile tasks with experts critiquing every move. You don’t have your family and friends around to support you. You have unnatural light, zero gravity, strange food, and disrupted sleeping patterns. Astronauts are isolated, fatigued, and STRESSED. How does this affect their health?
While ‘tis the season to be merry, for many of us, it’s also a season for stress, depression, anxiety, and angst, which can lead us to behave in ways we’re sure to regret later.