Keeping Calm And Stress Free

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Stress and anxiety go hand-in-hand with any momentous occasion. Here are some tips to help deal with any worries that might arise during this exciting time in your life.

Understand that everyone gets stressed adn nervous. It's important to accept that it is okay to feel this way, while at the same time not putting too much emphasis and worry on the thoughts that are troubling you.

Keep Active

Exercise releases endorphins which are scientifically proven to relieve forms of stress and depression

Take it out

Talk to your partner and friends; it's important to express any concerns, worries or frustrations to someone you can trust.

Treat yourself

Most of the worry around planning your wedding is around making sure everyone will have a good time, ignoring your own happiness. Go to a day spa, have a super lazy day at home or a fun night out with friends.


All forms of meditation revolve around relaxing the body and being able to let thoughts and feelings pass through you naturally. Try various techniques to find the one that is most suitable for you.

Try reflexology

Reflexology involves massaging specific points on the face and body with the aim or bringing all of your body systems back into balance for improved helath and wellbeing. It is recommending for brides as a way to take time for themselves and calming one's emotional state.

Top tips for reducing pre-wedding stress:

  • practicing calming breathing techniques
  • maintain a healthy diet, full of vegetables and fruit
  • keep well hydrated
  • get plent of sleep
  • stay physically fit and active
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