Wedding Ideas

How to Destress Before the Big Day

Posted on September 11, 2015 by Francesca Sgambati

Any bride or bride-to-be knows that planning a wedding can be very stressful. The last thing you want on your big day is that tired, stressed-out look. So, we are here to help! Bridal consultant JoAnn Gregoli of Elegant Occasions shared with us ten of the best ways to destress before your wedding day.

1. Mediate and learn breathing techniques

New Jersey Bride Meditate Photo



2. Take up yoga, great way to relax

 New Jersey Bride Yoga Pose PHoto



3. Delegate, delegate — enlist family and friends to help with favors, programs and escort cards

New Jersey Bride WEdding Favors


4. Make time for your fiance, schedule a date night

Katie & Rich Video Save The Date - Sweet Start Weddings - New Jersey Bride



5. Light a candle or incense – the fragrance will relax you

A Boardwalk Wedding at Doolan's Shore Club - New Jersey Bride



6. Pamper yourself – schedule a massage, manicure, facial and pedicure

5 Things You Must Do On Your Honeymoon - New Jersey Bride



7. Avoid conflict, avoid people who bring on the stress, delete someone to be the gate keeper

Alyssa and Michael Real Wedding



8. Embrace nature – place a vase filled with flowers near your bed the flowers will lower your blood pressure

Sunflowers at farm wedding. Jenifer Rutherford Photography


9.  Avoid the TV, turn on music and relax with your fiance

New Jersey Bride—Small weddings at 90 Acres


10. Get a hug – hugs help lower blood pressure A Classic Wedding at Liberty House, Jersey City - New Jersey Bride