For many of us, the word ‘aging’ evokes feelings of fear, negativity and resignation. And it’s no wonder we have such an aversion to aging as it often comes with a number of unwanted changes, both in the way we look and feel. But as you learned in The Aging Story Part 1: Biological vs. Chronological Age, maintaining a youthful look and feel as you grow older may be more realistic than was once thought.
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?