Ways To Be Truly Present On Your Wedding Day
If you’re like many brides, you’ve been dreaming about your wedding day for years. The sad truth? Your wedding day will fly by. You’ll want to be truly present for each and every moment of your wedding day. But we get it, that can be difficult. You’ve been planning this day for months, you have a team of vendors, and so many moving parts. We’re sharing six tips to be truly present on your wedding day.
Skip the Countdown
Being present on your wedding day starts long before the wedding day. We know you’re excited (we are too!), but skip the countdown. Instead of counting each day as ‘just another day until the wedding’, appreciate where you are now. Enjoy your time as an engaged couple. Embrace each day of this period in your lives. Learning to be present starts now, so you’ll be a pro by your wedding day.
Celebrate The Small Moments
Found your venue? Booked your vendors? Finished addressing the final invite? Pop the bubbly! Don’t look at these tasks as just something on the to-do list. Celebrate each part of your wedding along the way. Wedding planning can be exhausting – you deserve to celebrate!
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Turn Off The Phone
We know you want to snap selfies and get the perfect clip of popping the champagne, but trust us, put your phone away. If there is one day to truly detox from screen time – it’s your wedding day. Designate a few bridal party members to get the selfies and behind-the-scenes shots of the wedding day. Have a wedding hashtag for guests to share their photos from your wedding day. Then in the days following your wedding, you can look back on all those behind-the-scenes shots while you wait for your professional photos.
Have a Timeline Prepared
Having a timeline is key to avoiding stress on your wedding day. Include plenty of wiggle room in your timeline. Weddings can easily get off track, but planning ahead for this and including wiggle room helps the day stay on track overall. The timeline can also help keep everyone on the same page. Share the timeline with all vendors, bridal party, and immediate family. You can also designate others to handle any small mishaps, so you can focus on enjoying the day.
Accept The Imperfections
Things will go wrong. Yeah, we said it. There are so many moving parts of your wedding day, it is inevitable that something will go wrong. The best way to handle it? Accept it. We get it, you scroll through Pinterest and see all of these perfect weddings. We’re going to let you in on a little secret: something probably went wrong at those weddings too. Hiring a stellar vendor team and preparing a in-depth timeline are great ways to avoid any big issues. Learn to accept and let go of any small mishaps that may occur.
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Document The Day, Flawlessly
You deserve a flawless wedding day. You’ve been dreaming about your wedding for a long time, and you want every moment of your once-in-a-lifetime day to be captured perfectly. Knowing you have a team of photographers and videographers capturing every moment of your wedding day allows you to truly be in the moment. You can enjoy each moment when you can trust your vendors to capture those memories flawlessly.
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