Tips to Help Reduce Stress While Planning your Dream Wedding

Tips to Help Reduce Stress While Planning your Dream Wedding Ceremony

You’ve waited for this moment, probably more than half of your life. You are planning your dream wedding ceremony in Central Park with the person you love and cherish. You’ve both envisioned just how perfect the whole process would be from start to finish—shopping for the most stunning, iconic wedding gown, sending out invitations, hosting bridal showers, and living happily ever after. 

You may have already spent countless hours, weeks, and months trying to prepare. Your loved ones have made plans to travel from different parts of the world just to be a part of your special day. Then you begin feeling stressed and frustrated by an exhausting process that’s doing nothing more than consuming your time and leading you to dead ends. Mistakes happen, things can get forgotten, budgets will sometimes get thrown out the window. Now you’re experiencing a case of severe emotional distress which can ultimately lead to exhaustion, unhappiness, and will take away from the beautiful experience of wedding planning. Of course, there is never a guarantee to be 100% stress-free. However, you can be fully equipped and prepared ahead of time to help ease most of the wedding planning stressors.  This article will discuss some tips that can help you reduce stress while planning your dream wedding ceremony.

Set your Budget

Budgeting for your dream wedding should occur before you begin the wedding planning process. Be sure to set a realistic budget and stick to it. 

Start Planning Your iconic Central Park Wedding Ceremony Early

Starting your iconic Central Park wedding plans early will offer better results! The earlier you plan, you’ll be able to have a tighter grasp on how things will likely play out. You’ll also have more leeway for revisions. Plan your dream ceremony, and we’ll take care of the details. 

What wedding planning involves:

  • Picking the perfect date
  • Choosing an Iconic Location
  • Creating the initial guest list
  • Venue
  • Invitations
  • Music
  • Food & Drinks 
  • Cake
  • Officiant
  • Wedding Dress and Tuxedo
  • Wedding bands
  • Bridesmaid, Groomsmen, flower girl attire
  • Decor
  • Photography
  • Hair, nail, and makeup appointments
  • Rehearsals
  • And more

Take a Break Away from Wedding Planning and Practice Self-Care

Planning your iconic wedding ceremony is a big deal. It can also become so time-consuming and exhausting and create a level of stress that will almost make you want to cancel your whole wedding ceremony. Before it gets to that level of stress, just take a break. Remember progression, not perfection. Go out and have some fun, go for a bike ride, enjoy a date night with your partner, or spend the day at the spa. Everything will be waiting for you when you are ready to come back to it. 

Hire a Wedding Planner 

Wedding planners have years of experience, along with connections to a variety of different vendors. More than likely, you aren’t a wedding planner, and you are probably causing yourself unnecessary stress that can be reduced or eliminated by simply hiring a Wedding planner like Happenings™. Remember, “a Jack of all trades is a master of none". Easily plan the most iconic, memorable day of your life with the assistance of an experienced wedding planner. 

Get Plenty of Rest

Disruptions in your sleep patterns can create added stress and put you in a bad mood. Be sure to follow a regular sleep pattern rest when you are feeling tired.

Exercise Regularly 

It may be hard to believe but more often than not, some people neglect important aspects of their lives during the wedding planning process. Try to incorporate a healthy exercise routine while planning your dream wedding. This will benefit you physically and help reduce your stress levels.

Assign Specific Tasks to Volunteers

Reduce your stress levels by asking for help when you need it. Assign Specific tasks to trusted loved ones that have offered you assistance. Another option is to assign tasks to your Bridesmaids and Groomsmen. That’s what they are there for, to relieve some of the wedding planning stressors so that you can enjoy the process. 

Use Wedding Binders, Schedulers, and Planning Tools

Having a visual wedding binder can help put your expectations in perspective. Use the binder to share your ideas and examples to vendors, such as flower arrangements, your theme in mind, colors you would like to use, etc. Create a wedding day schedule for yourself that will help you stay organized and will help avoid missing crucial wedding planning appointments. Share calendars with your event planners and/or bridal party to ensure everyone is on the same page. A checklist is always helpful as things can get overseen and forgotten.

Practice Daily Meditations

Daily Meditations are a great way to help you ground yourself and avoid stress during the wedding planning process and on your wedding day. Depending on your history and experience with meditation, you may want to start with guided meditation for at least ten minutes a day. These meditations are easily accessible through sites like YouTube. 

When you meditate, you're slowing down your heart rate, lowering your blood pressure, and positively impacting your mental state. Meditation helps release oxytocin and serotonin, and it will help you see things clearer while planning your big day. 

Enjoy the Process of Planning your Dream Wedding

Planning your iconic Central Park wedding ceremony should be enjoyable and memorable for you and your loved ones. Enjoy every moment, every detail, and every challenge that comes along with planning your dream wedding. Take a look at the big picture and trust that it will all be worth it in the end. 

Final Thoughts on Tips  to Help Reduce Stress While Planning your Iconic Wedding

You deserve to have your perfect day. Don’t miss out on the wedding of your dreams because of the stress that may come with the planning. Easily create the most iconic, memorable day of your life with thoughtfully curated ceremony packages and a dedicated wedding planning team that allows you to show up and be present for every beautiful moment.

BOOK YOUR CEREMONY with Happenings™ today.

Happenings™ has a simple three-step process that can assist you with creating the most iconic wedding ceremony at an affordable price. Here’s how it works:

First, you'll simply select the iconic location of your choice, enter your anticipated wedding date and the number of guests you plan to have. Then you’ll be offered our four Happenings™ plans. Each plan is customizable, with a different level of detail suiting a variety of price points. 

Choosing one of our Happenings™ plans helps reduce stressors of the wedding ceremony planning process while still allowing you to be as meticulous or hands-off as you want to be. By using Happenings™, you can plan your Central Park iconic wedding ceremony in just a few minutes, and at a fraction of the cost of what you’d pay if you tried to plan it the traditional way.

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