How to Have a Calm and Relaxed Wedding Morning Credit: Megan Daisy Photography

How to Have a Calm and Relaxed Wedding Morning

by Liz Gatherer

Your wedding day is meant to be one of the best days of your life. However, many people find organising and preparing for their wedding day extremely stressful. They worry about things like how all the details they’ve been planning for months will come together and whether they will make it on time to the altar. As well as this, many people feel social pressure related to hosting so many guests. 

The good news is that wedding anxiety is perfectly normal. Almost all brides and grooms feel nervous leading up to their big day. Thankfully, there are some things you can do to make your big day feel less stressful, including the tips we’ve listed below:

1. Get an Early Night

Most brides and grooms find it challenging to fall asleep on the eve of their wedding; however, not getting enough sleep can affect your mood on the big day. To ensure you get enough sleep, it’s a good idea to go to bed earlier than usual.

2. Be Organised

Another great tip to help you feel calmer and more relaxed on the morning of your wedding is to be organised. There are several things you can organise in advance of the big day. For example, you can ensure your outfit is steamed or ironed the day before the wedding and lay out your lingerie, jewellery, shoes, and garter ready to put straight on. As well as this, you could visit a beauty salon, such as, for treatments like removing unwanted hair before your big day.

3. Choose the Right People to Be Around

Even laid-back brides and grooms feel anxious on their wedding day. This feeling can be made even worse if they choose the wrong people to spend the morning with. When choosing your inner circle, make sure you choose people who will not only support you but also have a calming effect on you.

4. Don’t Forget to Eat and Drink

Many brides and grooms avoid eating breakfast on the morning of their wedding. One of the main reasons for this is that they worry that eating will make them look bloated. However, eating a healthy breakfast and drinking plenty of water is crucial if you want to look fantastic, have enough energy and feel comfortable and happy.

5. Try Some Relaxation Techniques

Make sure you wake up early enough on the morning of your wedding to fit in some time for relaxation. You could try several relaxation techniques, such as meditation, yoga, or mindfulness. Another option is to arrange a massage on the morning of your wedding.

It’s normal to feel a mixture of feelings on your wedding day. While you’re likely to feel excited about the day, you may also worry about certain aspects. This can make you feel scared and anxious on the morning of your wedding. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to make the morning of your wedding feel calmer and more relaxed, including the ideas we’ve listed above. Why not give them a go?