How To Reduce Stress In The Build Up To A Wedding

By Subodh / June 17, 2013

Organizing a wedding has to be one of the most stressful things that any of us will ever have to go through. While weddings are of course predominantly happy times that you will no doubt look back fondly on for years to come, they are at the same time something of a logistical nightmare with huge amounts of things to think about and a huge amount of pressure to make sure that it all goes perfectly. This is enough to drive anyone mad and can even detract from the magic of the day, so it’s important to get a handle on that stress and to keep your anxiety under wraps. Here we will look at some of the most effective methods you can use to reduce that stress when you’re getting betrothed.


Breathing Exercises

yogaYou might risk looking like a bride in a romcom about weddings, but practicing breathing techniques might just come in very handy in the lead up to the big moment. There are all kinds of classes you can go to that will teach you basic relaxation techniques, and any of them will be able to help you slow your pulse and reduce your blood pressure.

Starting Early

The earlier you begin planning your wedding, the more easy and smooth it will all seem. You might be eager to say ‘I do’, but you should nevertheless aim to arrange your marriage for a day that gives you a good amount of time to plan things early.

Another thing that can help is to let other people know as much as possible, as early as possible. This way you can find out about any special requirements or anyone who can’t make it early on while you still have time to make amends. Use ‘save the dates’ in order to let everyone know when your wedding will be going down so that they can book the day off of work. Likewise, get everyone to select what they want for dinner early too.

Arrange With Calmness in Mind

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You area supposed to enjoy your wedding, so feeling relaxed and calm should be at the forefront of your mind when you plan events. Arrange your wedding then with this in mind – try to choose a venue that’s not too intimidating and think about the kinds of things that can help you to feel a little more calm. Other little things can also help – getting a nice chauffeur driven wedding limo for instance can help you unwind in a place of Zen on the way to the venue, while choosing a buffet over a set menu can help to reduce the number of factors available to go wrong.

Get Help

When you’re getting married, there are all kinds of people and organizations that exist purely to help you with the process. From your best man/maid of honour, to your various services, to your wedding planner/caterers – all these people are here to help with the planning and organization so let them do their job and use them as a crutch!

Today’s guest author, Sam Wells, works for a well-known limo service company in Canada. He is an automobile enthusiast and strives hard to make the limo experience as hospitable for his customers as possible. In his spare time, he enjoys sports and long walk in the evenings.