This time of year seems to come with a veritable cornucopia of stressors: there's your seemingly endless gift-shopping list; the inevitable end-of-year scramble at work; and let's not forget every single holiday cocktail party. Many of us have likely come to expect this from winter season — but knowing that they're coming doesn't make them any more manageable.
The good news is that, even if you're stuck working behind your desk (or mingling in the same velvet cocktail dress) every night until mid-January, there are ways you can manage — and even reduce — your stress.
Ahead, we spoke with Lisa Levine, M.S., L.Ac., founder of the Maha Rose Centre for Healing in Brooklyn, NY, about the simplest ways to manage stress, no matter the source. Read on to start feeling chiller than a snowman.