June 7, 2017
Everyone knows how it feels to suffer from the anxiety of a large event coming up especially the bride. It is very common for stress and anxiety levels to increase significantly as the wedding date gets closer and closer. Weddings are one of the biggest investments women will make in their lifetime physically, spiritually, financially, and mentally. But just remember at the end of the day it will have all been worth it as the two of you join spirits on a new journey through life. Here are are few things you can do to help lower the levels of stress and anxiety on your wedding date!
1. Positive Groups
Surround yourself with positive people that will always encourage you and your decisions the day of and a few days prior to the wedding. It is important to have people that will keep you uplifted and support you through the process and keep your mind off of having 2nd thoughts or over thinking things. Relax, you are around great people. Enjoy the last few moments you will have with them.
2. Soothing Music
Sometimes listening to relaxing sounds can help you lower the stress levels in the body. There are many types of meditation songs online for free. Youtube makes it extremely easy for anyone to access this type of music for the public. Mantra meditation music is not only a very popular and well known style of soothing meditation music but it is also known for its beautiful sounds. The second is Binaural Music. Binaural music uses technology known as binaural beats. They are unique sounds that are placed in the music that guides your brainwaves into a state of deep meditation.
3. Light Meals or Snacks
With all of the activity going on and last minute planning, sometimes you find yourself into one of two situations. Hungry or Stuffing. Be careful what you place in your system the days leading up to the wedding ceremony. Remember that you body requires a balance to fully function to its potential. Try to eat light breakfasts, or maybe a snack the morning of the wedding. Light meals will prevent your stomach from feeling sick later in the day. Things light granola bars, fruits, salads, and vitamin water are great choices to keep you feeling alert and wonderful.
4. Be the Bride Not the Wedding Planner
Remembering your role in the wedding can sometimes be a little tricky especially if you are the type that needs to be involved with everything. Take a moment to remember that you hired a few professionals on your team to take care of the hard stuff. Your main responsibility is to enjoy the process and be ready to share not only your vows but your love, life, and compassion. Keep a form of communication near you at all times in case something happens ex. Cell phone, bridesmaid or parent. At the end of the day you should not be responsible for the operation of the day. Just enjoy it. It’s a delicacy most people never get to opportunity to experience.
5. Keep in Touch With Your Vendors
Anyone can hire a caterer, photographer, florist, or disc jockey but very few brides actually keep an open line of communication with them. It is important to communicate at least once a month and twice a month as the time begins to wind down to touch bases with your vendors to ensure everyone is on the same page. Creating a timeline can also be helpful. Making sure your photographer & videographer know exactly where to find you in the morning is extremely vital information. Invite them to the rehearsals and give them a tour to reduce the amount of time wasted trying to find where each holding place is located.
I hope these tips were helpful and enjoy your day! Don’t forget to subscribe to receive new blogs and special offers!
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