Wedding Preparations—Destress Before Your Big Day

Posted December 16, 2022 by in Lifestyle

The wedding planning process can be quite stressful for brides. Apart from the wedding stress, it can be quite a lot for someone to take in. It is a huge step in someone’s life so stress is a common thing to experience. There are many ways to destress before a big day. Let’s have a look at some of them:

Stay away from technology

Staying away from technology is probably the hardest thing to do in today’s date. As your wedding day comes near you start to get a lot more attention than usual. Your friends and family are in constant touch with you and all that can become intensively harrowing. What you need to do is to keep your laptop and phone aside. Get yourself some proper ‘me-time’ and keep the stress away.

Have what you want

Brides are usually given a strict diet to follow before their wedding so as to fit into their dream wedding dress. It becomes quite exhausting and irritating when you can’t eat your fill and have to avoid eating certain things that you like. It’s probably best to not follow strict diets if you are feeling anxious and stressed. Go get that ice cream and eat some sweets. Of course, you need to be careful and not overeat.

Get recreational

There are some recreational activities that can help immensely with stress and anxiety before the big day. Many women have started smoking cannabis in bongs, joints or vapes to destress instead of getting OTC medications. The trend of usage of bongs and vape pens is now everywhere. Smoking cannabis reduces stress by triggering the release of dopamine, serotonin, and endorphins.

Get a massage

One of the oldest forms of relieving stress included giving each other a massage. For a bride-to-be getting a massage during times of stress can do wonders. A study found that people who had their legs massaged for 10 minutes showed decreased levels of cortisol and reported feeling more relaxed than those who were not massaged at all.


Candles are a great way to reduce stress. They can be used to help create a calming environment and they also have been shown to reduce anxiety. What’s more, candles are not just for decoration; they can be used for their therapeutic effects as well. There are many different types of candles that have been created to help with stress relief. Some of them have aromatherapy properties and some of them are designed specifically for use in an office or at home.


Diffusers are a great way to reduce stress. They can be used by the brides almost anywhere at any time. Diffusers work by releasing essential oils into the air and they will help you relax by releasing a calming scent. There are many diffusers out there that come in many different shapes and sizes. Some of them also have timers so you can set them to turn off after a certain amount of time. The most popular type of diffuser is an ultrasonic diffuser because it doesn’t require any heat or water, which means you don’t have to worry about it breaking if you’re on the go.

Woman showing her engagement ring over her wedding bouquet

The aforementioned points are some very reliable ways to destress. If you are a bride facing stress as the big day comes closer then you should have a look at the list and try out a few of these techniques.