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As the bride and groom, even if you have organized the quietest, most relaxed, and most intimate ceremony and reception, you will be very aware that all eyes will be on you and your betrothed.
So, to try and stop your mascara smudging, to prevent falls and trips down the aisle and to help allay your nerves, continue reading for a comprehensive guide to keeping calm on your wedding day.
Have a Healthy & Hearty Breakfast
Naturally, on the morning of your wedding day, you will be full of nerves and excitement, and tucking into a bacon sandwich will probably be the last thing on your mind.
However, even if you just have a couple of slices of toast with a smattering of the trendiest fruit, the avocado, you will be fueling your body and are less likely to become nauseous with nerves later on that morning.
Pay Attention to Scents & Smells
Scents and smells pay a huge role in how people feel and on your wedding day, the flowers you choose should not just be based upon aesthetics (although obviously, this is important), but should also be planned in a way that they provide a calming scent and feeling in the room.
In addition, even when it comes to the restrooms, choosing plug-in air fresheners as well as more fresh flowers will help not only yourself and your spouse, but also your guests to stay calmer and more tranquil.
Recognized flowers and smells which are known to calm down the mind and body include:
- Roman Chamomile
Leave the Photographs to a Professional
One majorly important part of your wedding day is the photographs, both the ones which simply feature you and your new husband and wife and group photographs too.
Hiring the services of a Wedding Photographer in Chicago will not only ensure that your photographs are quite literally picture-perfect, but also that all your worries about the photographs turning out exactly the way you want them to will immediately dissipate.
When choosing the right wedding photographer for you, be sure to check out recent portfolios, ascertain your maximum budget before you contact potential photographers, use your engagement photographic shoot as a sort of trial run, and make sure you both have a rapport with the professional.
Prepare a Morning Playlist
Just as scents and smells play an important part in relaxing and calming the brain, so do to the noises and sounds which surround you.
This is why another excellent suggestion when wanting to be as calm as possible during your special day is to pre-prepare a morning wedding day playlist for when you are getting ready. If the bride and groom are dressing in separate locations, this makes it significantly easier to choose which songs to add to the playlist.
If you have chosen to get ready together, then make sure that organizing a wedding morning playlist does not cause an argument on the morning of your wedding.