Your wedding is supposed to be the happiest day of your life, so why does planning it seem like the cause of white hairs and migraines? Stressing about the wedding day is normal, but there are ways to alleviate the stress so you don’t have a total breakdown on your groom. Included here are a few things to do to keep your stress to a minimum during the planning stages of your wedding.
Leave Them To It
This applies to your venue, your caterer and any other vendors. Everyone you hire should be capable of performing the day of without you micromanaging the whole way. Choose a venue that is run by people you trust, with caterers whose food you know you love. Let all of your special requests and needs be known when you place your order and then… leave them to it. No one likes a bridezilla and it is a surefire way to give yourself a few extra white hairs in the planning process.
One of the reasons people suffer from stress so profusely is that they refuse to let things go. Past mistakes, problems or upcoming events weigh heavily upon their shoulders and beat them down. Consider starting a journal to get you through the wedding planning stress. Everyday write down the things that went wrong, or right, and move forward. Close the journal on that day and remember that tomorrow is a new one. You are sure to be feeling more relaxed and relieved in the process. [Read more…]