1000 Washington Ave
Brooklyn, New York 11225

The end of daylight saving time calls our attention to the significance of daylight in our everyday life. As many as half of all New Yorkers find that the shorter days of winter leave them feeling sluggish and sleepy. Some people respond by overeating. Others procrastinate. Some feel depressed. Science has developed some understanding of what causes the "winter blues"—and more important, what helps keep them at bay. Exposure to daylight, even on a cloudy day, can help restore energy, alertness, and contentment.

Join licensed psychotherapist and veteran BBG tour guide Lynne Spevack, LCSW, for this hour-long, outdoor narrated walk designed to relieve the winter doldrums. Enjoy a tour of the Garden's stunning fall foliage display as you learn how and why plants, animals, and humans respond to light and the changing seasons—and what you can do to maintain a sunny outlook through the dark, cold winter days ahead.

Free with Garden admission; no reservation required. Meet in front of the Visitor Center.

Private group tours are available for a fee; call 718-623-7220 or visit the group tours page for information.

Official Website: http://www.bbg.org/visit/event/winter_blues_tour/

Added by margszie on October 25, 2010