Marking Time

By Libra

Coping strategies

Photo- Early evening light on the Allan Water river, Bridge of Allan
 
Astronaut Tim Peace talked on Desert Island Discs this morning about coping strategies during his six months on the International Space station.
 He said that unlike our current lockdown where people where bundled indoors without any preparation astronauts undergo rigorous training beforehand including spending a week under water and a week in a cave.

‘Everybody has been launched into a year of various lockdowns with no preparation, no training, no guidance or advice as to what you can do to make your life easier.
"We stick to structure and routine on a space station to help us to make sure everybody knows what to do, when to do it, to manage expectations, to avoid conflict."
 
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