When the big day approaches, many brides and grooms become so overwhelmed with planning and preparations that they lose sleep, feel anxious and/or find it difficult to focus on anything else. If you’re having these problems, then it’s time to treat yourself to some rest and relaxation:
Visit A High-End Spa
A lot of soon-to-be newlyweds, along with their bridesmaids/groomsmen and closest friends and family members, leave their worries behind them at a full-service luxury spa. This type of retreat typically offers a wide range of services, including hot springs or tubs, saunas, deep tissue massage, detoxification, skin scrubs, wraps, facials and hair care. You can also find spas that offer meditation, yoga and fitness classes.
Get Your Nails Done
Many spas offer manicure and pedicure services, or you can choose an independent nail salon. Wherever you go, if you want to add color to your nails pick professionals who use high quality gel polish, like the products found at Gel-Nails, for a high-quality finish that will last quite some time. Many salons offer not only rich dark hues, bright pastels and neon colors, but also metallic finishes like copper mine and chrome mirror that look fantastic with almost any wedding theme or apparel design.
Visit A Peaceful Place
Sometimes the best way to relax is to remove yourself from the presence of your partner, wedding helpers and well-wishers and sit alone in or walk through a peaceful place. Consider visiting a park, lake or beach location where beautiful, natural surroundings cause your body to automatically relax. While you explore, you might also discover a fun escape in the form of a free or low-cost public event like a park festival, lakeside cookout or fireworks display.
Pick More Personal Comforts
If you find that you relax better when you pamper yourself in more personal ways that involve your interests, do what makes you the most relaxed and happy. For example, you might set up a comfort zone in your home, shut off the phones, prepare snacks, put on pajamas and then read books, watch movies or enjoy a hobby. You might go out to eat and shop, head to the gym or golf course, or stroll through museums and art galleries.
Whether you’re a bride or groom, your wedding doesn’t have to overwhelm you. Use any of these methods today to find the inner peace you need to face the big day.
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Emma is a freelance writer currently living in Boston, MA. She writes most often on education and business. To see more from Emma, say hi on Twitter @EmmaSturgis2