Your wedding day is probably one of the most important days of your life. You are most likely going to experience every emotion you have ever felt, including anxiety and stress. Feelings of anxiety and stress are a normal part of life, especially on days as significant as these. But they should not end up getting in the way of you enjoying your big day.
Here are some tips to help you ensure that your wedding day is as stress and anxiety free as possible. Follow these tips to create the best experience on your special day.
Hire a professional photographer
A professional wedding photographer will help you tell the story of your love over and over. They know what and when to capture. Engaging a professional photographer on your wedding is probably one of the best moves you will make towards the success of your special day. When looking for a professional wedding photographer, take your time. Research online, keeping in mind the type of images you want captured. It is also quite useful to ask for portfolios and references of previous work as this can save you a lot of headaches in the future. As soon as you decide on which photographer to hire, don’t leave them out of the planning processes. They might even have useful tips when it comes to how certain looks can be achieved. Always remember that in the end, photographs and videos are all you are going to have from your wedding day.
In your planning, always leave a generous cushion of extra time for activities like hair & makeup and transportation. This will go a long way in ensuring that you won’t feel rushed and overworked by the time the wedding starts. The key to a smooth timeline is planning ahead. Try to break down your entire day into a detailed timeline. This will help to keep everything on track when you get to the big day. The most clear and specific the timeline is, the better.
Embrace the Unexpected
The true beauty of a memorable wedding day is allowing it to unfold naturally. The best man might not make it on time, and one of the bridesmaids might come down with a cold. All these events, however unexpected, will become part of your story. Try to stay calm and composed and you just might find that these seemingly bad moments will come together and create an enjoyable and memorable experience.
Present & Unplugged
Try as much as you can to be fully present on your wedding day. This means doing away with the phones. You can also encourage your guests to follow suit. Keeping your gadgets tucked away can go a long way in enabling everyone present to partake in the joy and emotion of your big . You can also place a frame with a notice at the entrance of your venue.
As much as you might want to plan every little detail of your wedding day, also keep in mind that things don’t always go according to plan. Whatever the outcome of your plans, don’t let the day escape you, get on the dance floor and enjoy!