The seemingly endless gift-shopping list. The inevitable end-of-year scramble at work. Every single holiday cocktail party. These are the sources of stress many of us have come to expect from the 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 behind your desk (or in the same velvet cocktail dress) every night until January 2, 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 Center 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.