Real talk, friends: wedding planning can get tough and many couples can get to the point that they just start to, well, hate their wedding. It happens often enough that I think it’s actually kind of normal.
Whether it’s a shrinking budget, family complaints or vendor mayhem, plenty of things can cause you stress. At Little Wedding Extras, one of the things we strive to do is not to encourage couples to plan their wedding a certain way, but simply just to encourage them, so it's worth it and you can do it!
So if you’re hitting a wall or hating your wedding, remember it gets better. Shameless, but not too shameless plug: absorbing a lot of the stress that wedding planning can bring is kind of our job, so if you're worried about where you are in the process or how on earth you're going to juggle all of those emails and phone calls, now is a great time to give us a shout and let us help! In the mean time, practice a few things to find what brings you back to center the fastest.
Focus on that amazing, totally badass person you’re about to marry.
This is what’s it’s really all about. You’ve signed up to spend the rest of your life with someone, and with good reason, We're sure. Maybe she provides that perfect amount of push and inspiration to achieve your goals. Maybe he makes you laugh so damn hard that you temporarily forget what’s bothering you. Focus on your person and how great you feel about marrying them. With this, out-of-stock table cloths quit feeling like a big deal.
Repeat after me: “All We have to do that day is get married.”
It's perfectly natural to want things to go perfectly. From the most intimate of ceremonies to the grandest of fetes, weddings are personal and meaningful, but in the end, they all serve the same purpose: to get you two hitched! This girl here, the one writing to you now, totally lost her place reading her vows and started babbling at the altar. Yep. Babbling. But we're still married! The best laid plans can still goof up, but when you focus on the end result, you can laugh about it later.
Find your own self love.
Whether it’s indulging in some sweet treats, a massage, or just keeping a bottle of Champagne handy, find some time for you. This is different for everyone, so there’s no wrong way to do it. For a day that’s supposed to all about you and your partner, it can turn into a lot of concern about everyone else in just a little time. Take regular breaks to keep your mind fresh.
Stress gets to all of us, but it’s a sign we care. What we're hoping for on your big day that it all melts away and you’re just left to bask in the glow of love! We happen to be pretty damn good at running the show and making your wedding day visions a budget-friendly reality, so send us a message if you need some help. We'd love to help keep you centered!