C2ST Speakeasy: “Feeling Down? Maybe it’s the Season” with Dr. Jocelyn Carter

December 1, 2015

Geek Bar Beta
1941 West North Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA


Seasonal changes in temperature and light impact our moods and can cause serious impairment to our everyday functioning. But, how does the weather outside impact what happens inside our bodies? The answer to that question depends on what type of “weather personality” we have. While some of us thrive in sunlight and feel better in warm temperatures, most of us are able to cope with fluctuations in the weather and seasons by using adaptive coping skills. Those of us who live in the “Windy City” know that our changing seasons bring lots of variety in our weather and temperatures. Individuals with seasonal affective disorder and particular weather personalities are more vulnerable to these fluctuations throughout the seasons. In this talk, you will learn the difference between the winter blues and seasonal affective disorder and how to combat the impact of each.

Event Details

C2ST Speakeasy is held on the first and third Tuesdays of every month. Attendance is free, but registration and donations are strongly encouraged. To register, click HERE or on the “Get Tickets” button below. Seating is first come, first serve, and registration does not guarantee a seat.

People under 21 are welcome at Geek Bar until 9:00pm. (See Geek Bar’s age policy)

Food and beverages are available for purchase. (See menu)