Before saying “I do” for a lifetime of love and devotion, you need to
take care of everything first. There’s still the wedding planning, the cake and
wine tasting, dress hunting, coordinating with caterers and flower shops. And
the list goes on even more if you decide to do a DIY wedding for a personalized
Hey, there is nothing to fret about. With the savvy tips and tricks on
this list, you can avoid high stress levels before and during your big day. Are
you ready to discover the secrets?
Stay Focused and Organized
Write down all your plans so you
don’t waste time recalling what to do, whom to contact, and when to set a
schedule. Choose your priorities beforehand, and set realistic limitations
especially when it comes to budgeting. Set deadlines and stick to them—say no
to procrastination. Keep all your pertinent documents and other papers in one
place that’s easily accessible.
Do not be afraid to ask your family and friends for a reasonable
amount of help. Remember that you cannot do all the things you listed on your
to-do list alone. As you delegate, you can free up some time for other important wedding details that require more of your attention.
Set Aside Time
When it comes to sidestepping the stress of planning one of the
most important events of your life, communicating with everyone directly
involved is crucial. That is why you need to allocate enough time for a regular
meeting, maybe weekly or bimonthly, to talk about
significant updates, issues, and ideas with your core group. It’s also a good
way to ensure that you’re all working on the same page, which can be a good way
to avoid the common mistakes in planning a
Despite the busy schedule, you need to think about your
wellness—and not to mention beauty. Take a break from all the hustle and bustle
of your wedding. Try to ease the tension and stress even with simple pleasures.Wedding planning can take a toll on you so it’s important to take time out to connect with each other. Too often couples are overwhelmed and having that stress spill over into a new marriage is not healthy. The first year is often the toughest so if a new couple is having difficulties they can talk to a licensed therapist at
For instance, you can have a date night with your partner without
discussing the wedding details. Or you can treat yourself to a little tender,
loving care to a spa. What’s important is that you can take care of yourself
while taking care of your wedding.
Choose a Wedding-Day Coordinator
Come on, you are the stars of this show—both you and your husband.
You shouldn’t play hostess and run around the perimeter to make sure things
like buying affordable wedding decors and
coordinating with caterers have been
well taken care of. Instead, appoint a day
coordinator, or alternatively hire one, so you can celebrate all the moments of
your big day.
God forbid your dress’s zipper won’t budge or a bridesmaid
suddenly has a headache. That is why it’s a good decision to anticipate and
prepare for the most common emergencies during weddings. Just pack your getting-ready bag with the essentials in advance, and you’ll get through it
Yes, you and your future spouse are both independent people who can talk to your guests
separately. But you shouldn’t be apart for a
long period. There may be things that need both of your insights, and you don’t
want to scour the area for your MIA husband. It’s a big sea of people filled
with warm socialization, so you don’t want to waste your time looking for each
These may sound simple, but they can be your lifesaver. Take note
of these things, create your own system, and keep everything under the radar.
There’s a thin line between hopelessness and enjoyment, and you don’t want to
test the border.
What are you waiting for? Begin doing the first trick, if you
haven’t started yet, to pull off a stress-free
wedding. And don’t forget to savor every moment along the way to your magical
happy ever after.