Managing Wedding Day Anxiety and Jitters

Wedding day anxiety is natural! Heck, the whole wedding planning process is riddled with anxiety and jitters. Scheduling conflicts, cake-tasting disasters, guest list struggles…the happiest day of your life is surrounded by a lot of stress. But, the good news is that wedding day anxiety is completely normal, and there are ways to prepare and push through those feelings. 

Planning, Planning and More Planning

The best way to work through your wedding day anxiety is to have a plan! Ensuring that everything, down to the last detail, is ready for your big day is critical to ensuring a piece of mind. By having a detailed plan of action, you and your partner can reduce those big emotions and enjoy the day ahead. 

Be Honest With Your Emotions

When those big emotions do present themselves, it is best to be completely honest with yourself and talk through the cause of the problem. The classic anxiety symptoms (dread, racing thoughts, restlessness) can all be linked back to some sort of trigger when dealing with your wedding day. To help with these anxious feelings, discuss with your partner or close family members what is causing this feeling of spiraling. 

Embrace Imperfection

Your wedding day will not be perfect! No matter how you plan, there will be things that don’t go as planned. To deal with imperfections, lean into them and roll with punches. Striving for perfection will cause you to lose sight of the real reason you are celebrating your wedding day. Isn’t it more important to enjoy your love and the union you are making on your wedding day? 

Spend Time Alone as a Couple

Before the big day, take some time to get centered with your partner. The days before your wedding will be hectic, so take a few moments to remember why you fell in love and are taking this journey together. During this time, set positive and healthy goals aligned with your wedding day. What are the key elements you want to take away from your big day? 

Think About the Big Picture

Your wedding day is about celebrating your love and focusing on your partner. You are experiencing this day because of your connection and dedication to one another, not because of the floral arrangements or multi-tiered wedding cake. Step outside of the details on your wedding day and focus on what matters most. 

J&J Tent and Party Rentals is Here to Help

No matter which tip you pick to manage your wedding day stress, your wedding planning just got easier with J&J Tent and Party Rentals. We know the North Carolina wedding industry well, so we can answer any questions you may have about throwing your wedding or engagement party. With J&J Tent and Party Rentals by your side through every step in this process, soon enough, it will be time to say “I do.” 

Contact us at (919) 977-3691 or visit our website at J&J Tent and Party Rentals. Feel free to follow us on Facebook for tips on planning your next event. 

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