Your wedding is life-transforming day. That thought alone can make wedding planning overwhelming. In this article, you’d read about 12 tricks to make your wedding planning less stressful!
From practicing self-care to dating your fiance, these tricks help you to see your wedding from the larger perspective of life and marriage. Your wedding is beautiful and nothing short of magical, but so are you and your marriage – so they need taking care of as well.
Tricks To Make Your Wedding Planning Less Stressful #1 – Buy Yourself Roses
There’s nothing like having a fresh bouquet of flowers at your work table. The vibrant colours and the sweet, relentless scent captivates you. It brings you temporary escape from city life. It’s also a great opportunity to practice self-care. Show yourself some love and buy a bouquet of your favourite flowers.
Tricks To Make Your Wedding Planning Less Stressful #2 – Embrace Simple Joys
Have you ever used the shower head as a microphone and sang your lungs out as if you’re having your own standing ovation? This is to remind you to embrace the simple joys. Hop over a puddle of water. Or sing in the shower. Wedding planning can get you caught in the loop of emails and credit card payments. Reliving these simple joys get you out of these loops and slows you down!
Tricks To Make Your Wedding Planning Less Stressful #3 – Communicate
Every bride have their unique challenges. For some, it might be juggling the expectations of parents, to finding the perfect wedding gown and handling people’s opinions . For others, it might be having a tight budget.
The first thing to realise is: You are not alone. Look beside you, you’ve got your fiance! Look around you, you’ve got your girlfriends. You’ve got professional vendors. You’ve got fellow brides sharing their insider tips! Reach out and communicate your needs. By bottling up your feelings, it is a sure recipe for a mental breakdown.
Tricks To Make Your Wedding Planning Less Stressful #4 – Breathe Into The Moment (Literally)
A wedding is a beautiful union of two people. It’s the day of joyous celebration and heartfelt gratitude. It’s nothing short of magical. You might be stressing yourself out wanting it to be perfect. But the perfect moment is the one you have! So, slow down and breathe into the fullness of the moment.
Whenever you feel things that start to seem very overwhelming, take a moment to pause and take a deep breath. This has proven to help quell the racing heart and allows you to recollect your thoughts. This way, you will appreciate the process of your wedding planning and not have a sense of resentment towards your big day.
Tricks To Make Your Wedding Planning Less Stressful #5 – Make A List
There are a lot of details to look into when it comes to wedding planning. As your wedding day draws nearer, you find so much more yet to be finalised. To avoid unnecessary stress, list out all that needs to be done on a spreadsheet. This way, you only need to execute what’s on the list. And your fiance can help you out as well!
Tricks To Make Your Wedding Planning Less Stressful #6 – Trust Others
- Micromanaging the florist to assemble your bouquet in the perfect manner
- Instructing your wedding photographer to take the perfect wedding photos
- Requesting for minute changes to be done to your wedding gown,.
Entrust your wedding in the hands of your trusted vendors. Otherwise, it will only keep you busy (and frantic).
Tricks To Make Your Wedding Planning Less Stressful #7 – Get Under The Sun
Put on some gorgeous kicks and head out for a run! It’s time to take care of yourself. If you’re a morning person, there’s nothing quite like the waking earth – birds chirping and the air still moist with morning dew. The sun and sweat is not only good for your health, it’s also refreshing.
Tricks To Make Your Wedding Planning Less Stressful #8 – Visit The Museum
There’s a tranquility in the museum that is incontestable. You breathe deeper. You move in an unhurried manner. Together with the marbled flooring and high ceiling, there is a stillness in the space that is quite calming.
We highly recommend visiting the National Gallery. They do have a few interesting galleries that will definitely pique your interest.
Tricks To Make Your Wedding Planning Less Stressful #9 – Get Artsy And Do Some Handicrafts
We live in the world of colours, shapes, textures, sounds and movements. Each of us possess indefinite creativity but it might be stalled due to work and wedding stress. Take the weekend off to experience what the world offers through art! This means signing up for arts and crafts classes, such as folding intricate origami, oil painting and even pottery.
This would get your mind off the budgeting and the timelines, and reconnects you in the soul.
Tricks To Make Your Wedding Planning Less Stressful #10 – Hang Out With Girlfriends
If arts and crafts isn’t something you want to do, then secure a date with your girlfriends!
Your girlfriends are there to pamper you and get pampered with you! Go for a spa date. Watch movies. Hang out at Orchard Road, shop and listen to the buskers serenading you with their guitars. This is about getting out of the planning mode into the ‘just have fun!’ mode.
Tricks To Make Your Wedding Planning Less Stressful #11 – Book Some Me Time
Craving for an ice-cold lemonade and a day at the beach? Thinking about chilling with a freshly brewed cup of coffee, reading all day? You deserve a good rest after all that hard work from your wedding planning. Block out some time in your calendar for you to spend time in the way that you want.
Tricks To Make Your Wedding Planning Less Stressful #12 – Date Your Fiance
It’s normal to get caught up with wedding planning – from the excitement of choosing your wedding gown to the stress of budgeting. You might have narrowed your time with your fiance to just planning. This weekend, date your fiance! Remember those days when you’d get tickets to USS to spend a special day together? Relive those days!
Starting right this moment, you can focus on building strong foundations for your marriage. Build your relationship with your fiance and learn how to take care of yourself! This way, your wedding day would the a special start to a special journey.
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