Saturday, May 18, 2019


By Fiona Adams

How to Have a Minimum-Stress Wedding Day 

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Your wedding surely is the most magical day of your life. After all, you’re gathered in front of all the people you love to join hands with the love of your life. The future looks bright, you and your SO are stunning, and you’ve never been happier. That being said, if you want the perfect wedding day, you need to work really hard for it. Stress will be your faithful companion on this journey, but you shouldn’t let it ruin your big day. There are ways to ensure everything goes right and spare yourself the nerves. 

1. Start a wedding folder

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Organizing a wedding is a very challenging task. So, if you want to make sure everything goes right, you’ll need to start preparing months in advance. Having your own wedding folder will help you see track what you need to do and help you see in what direction the big day is going. Once it is complete, you’ll have a whole image of what your wedding day will be like.

It will be very easy to visualize everything that’s going to go down on your big day. This means that you’ll avoid surprises and disappointment as much as possible. As soon as you don’t like something, you can just change it in advance and save yourself the stress.

2. Be your own guest

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The time for planning and making sure everyone’s having a good time is over. It’s your turn to enjoy the festivities! After all, what’s the point of putting so much work into the wedding and decorating it how you want if you’re not even going to taste the food you picked out or enjoy the music and décor? You have as much right to participate in the wedding activities as the rest of your guests.

Being the host may be challenging and rewarding all at once, but being a guest is like a vacation. Now that you’ve seen that everyone’s having fun, it’s time to take care of you. A happy and relaxed bride is a beautiful bride. 

3. Book beauty appointments in advance

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Your wedding isn’t the time to experiment with new beauty salons and treatments. You should have your appointments booked once in advance with a trusted professional. This also shouldn’t be the first time you see your hair. A rehearsal is mandatory a month or two before the big day. Your makeup may be even more important.

Months before the big day, finding trustworthy and skilled artists like those at the Creative Faces makeup and similar establishments should be your priority. Make sure they also use the same brand the first time they do your makeup as well as on your actual wedding day. The shade of the lipstick may look the same, but the brand makes all the difference. 

4. Share responsibility

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Though it may sound impossible to trust anyone with parts of your wedding day, you need to let go if you’re going to have fun. Perfection shouldn’t come at the price of your health and happiness. Surely there are tasks you can delegate and trust others to complete. Your future husband is also part of this wedding, and sharing responsibility with him will build the trust between you as well as lift the weight off your shoulders.

Remember that even if something does go wrong, it’s not that important. After all, the most important thing you’ll do that day is get married. You can let other people take care of you, make you breakfast, help you get dressed, or run errands during the ceremony. They’ll be happy to help as much as you will be that you don’t have to do anything alone. Even if the end result is not perfect, the effort and love put into it makes it worth it.

Stress on your wedding day is inevitable. You’ll be worrying about how things are going, if everything is according to plan, and if there are any fires to put out. You can’t stop this, but you can manage and minimize the stress. Being prepared will help you enjoy your big day as much as possible. After all, you should always remember how much fun you had, not how stressed you were. 


Fiona Adams is a freelance lifestyle writer inspired by traveling and colorful world around her. Different cultures, people and food make her want to stay on the road forever.

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