A wedding is a magical occasion that celebrates the joining of two people in love. While the celebration typically involves a beautiful ceremony with a gorgeous couple standing at the alter, most people don’t see all the hard work that goes into planning such an extravagant event. It’s easy for couples to feel a little burnt out on the day of the ceremony. Here are four ways to make sure you feel as good as you look on your wedding day.
Eat Well and Exercise
Nutrition plays a huge role in how you feel on a day-to-day basis. When you put unhealthy foods in your body you tend to feel sluggish and weak. Healthy foods have the ability to give you the energy you need to take on the day. This is especially important for your wedding day, where you’re going to need to have a great amount of energy to host such an extravagant event. But in order to feel the effects of your healthy eating habits, you have to do it consistently. This means changing the way you eat months before your wedding day. Find a diet plan that can help you eat better and achieve your personal goals. You’ll start to notice a difference in the way you feel physically and mentally, and you’ll have more energy to put into your wedding.
It’s equally as important to get the proper amount of exercise as it is to eat well. By exercising regularly, you are getting your body in the habit of exerting lots of energy, something that is definitely going to happen on your wedding day. You should also look into developing a fun workout routine to help you build your energy for your big day.
Get Plenty of Rest
We’ve all heard that not getting enough sleep is detrimental to your health. Sleep deprivation can cause you to feel groggy and irritable throughout the day and can make you more prone to sickness and disease, all of which you want to avoid on your wedding day. The effects of not getting enough sleep are long term, so you want to develop a healthy sleeping schedule months before the night of your wedding. Consistently getting a good night’s rest will make you more alert, increase serotonin levels, and reduce stress, all of which will make you feel amazing on your wedding day. If you’re having trouble going to bed at night, do some research on the different sleep apps that are available and see if any of them work for you, or reach out to your doctor to see if you can get to the root of the problem. You’ll certainly be glad you did.
It can be difficult sometimes to be nice to yourself when you have the stress of planning a wedding. Most people are trying to balance becoming a bridezilla and having everything they’ve always dreamed of, and that can take you on a rollercoaster of emotions. The best way to keep your feeling in check is to tell yourself affirmations. You should make it a priority to tell yourself how much you love yourself and how lucky you are to be marrying the love of your life. You are a beautiful, confident being and you deserve to hear it from yourself. There are plenty of ways to help you feel confident on your wedding day, but having love for yourself is the first step.
If you’re having trouble coming up with things to tell yourself, or you’re not sure what to say, there are plenty of articles that give you a list of positive affirmations to start using, and there are even some that are dedicated specifically for brides.
You have to remember to relax. You’ll want to look back on this time and remember the excitement of transforming into a bride and the joy of hearing the words “I do” come out of your partner’s mouth, not all the stress you had about planning the small details. Remember to plan relaxation time while you’re planning everything else. You’ve put in a lot of effort to make sure that your wedding will be perfect, now it’s time to trust that it will be. You will be much happier if you give yourself the opportunity to breathe and enjoy this beautiful occasion.
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In collaboration with Samantha F.