Wedding Day Nerves – Keeping The Jitters At Bay On Your Big Day

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wedding-day-jittersIt’s the biggest day of your life so it’s no wonder that your Wedding Day can cause a lot of stress and anxiety. You want everything to go smoothly and all of your guests to have a great time which is why the whole day can end up getting on top of you.

If you are feeling a bit anxious about your Wedding Day, there are some steps you can take to ensure you deal with the pressure and enjoy your special day to its fullest.

Take Time Out

In the lead up to your Wedding Day you can end up feeling like you’re living and breathing it, which can end up making the whole thing seem like a pressure cooker.

In order to relieve some of the stress, it is a good idea to take some much needed time out for yourself so you can really relax and gather your thoughts. Enjoy a massage or take yourself on a spot of retail therapy, anything to take your mind off the wedding plans and help your mind to relax.

Rehearse and Plan

As long as you have rehearsed the day and planned well in advance, you won’t have any need to worry about anything go wrong. If you don’t have anyone to help you with this, you may want to consider enlisting the expertise of a wedding planner as they will be able to get everything exactly as you would like it.

If you have friends and family who have planned their own weddings, it is a good idea to ask for advice so they can help you get it right. The mother of the bride is always a good person to seek advice from as they will definitely be able to offer you support in abundance. If you make a list of everything you want from the day, it will go a long way to ensuring you have the magical day you always dreamed of.

Positive Frame of Mind

It is important to remain positive at all times as negative thoughts will only raise your stress levels.  You should also make sure you surround yourself with positive people as they will be able to help you banish any negative thoughts you may have. On the day of your wedding, wear a massive smile and think happy thoughts as you won’t get to experience this special time again, so make the most of every minute.

Ask for Support

It may be your big day, but it doesn’t mean you can’t ask for support from your nearest and dearest. Your family and friends are there to make sure you have a great day, so open up to them if you are feeling worried or anxious.

If you simply offload your worries, it can go a long way to ensuring you feel more positive about the whole day. Your bridesmaids and the mother of the bride are the most reliable people to speak to and will always be there to lend an ear and some support.

Look Your Best

If you look good, you feel good so take time to ensure you look as stunning as you would like. A good make-up artist and hairdresser will be able to take care of you and make you look as good as you wish, so it is well worth spending your money and taking advantage of their expertise. You will feel much more confident if you hire someone to help you, so it is well worth spending that bit extra to look at your best.

This is a guest post.  Amiee Coppock is a newlywed who was so nervous about her big day. However the one thing they understood was the need to take care of the mother of the bride as this is the best person to get you through the day unscathed.

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