Stress management for brides

Beat the “Wedding Crasher” – Manage Wedding Stress Before it Manages You! The excitement generated by becoming engaged and planning a wedding often dissipates shortly after the reality of planning begins. How could this be? Stress is the culprit. Life changes cause stress, some of it is good and some of it is not. Getting married is one of those life changes that can prove to be one of the top stressors in our life. … Read more

Green weddings and how to offset

When a couple plans their wedding, it’s easy to be a little self-centered. Her dress. My tux. Our cake. Our guests. But when a young couple from California began preparing for their big day, they wanted it to be as socially responsible and environmentally friendly as possible. “Community and the environment are important considerations in the our everyday lives. We might as well make it as important as we can on that special day,” said … Read more

Wedding stress busters

In part one of our series, we took at serious look at the reasons we suffer stress during wedding planning and suggested how the bride and groom can learn to cope with this unavoidable condition. This week, we lighten the discussion a little with 65 great stress-busters. Consider these if you’re looking for a way to take your mind off the hassles of wedding planning! Take a long bubble bath with the door locked. Read … Read more