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6 Stress-Reducing Strategies For Brides

Kathleen Trenske | Posted 05.05.2013 | Weddings
Kathleen Trenske

Wedding days can be stressful, everyone will tell you that. Here's what they don't tell you: sometimes that stress is self-inflicted.

8 Ways To Stay Zen On Your Big Day

Jaime Lawson | Posted 03.09.2013 | Weddings
Jaime Lawson

It happens to the best of them. Even the most composed, calm-as-can-be, prepared brides have a meltdown or two about the reception lighting being a notch on the pink side, table eight and table 13 being too close together, or the DJ's awful printed tie.

The Reality Check Every Bride Needs

Bitchless Bride | Posted 03.05.2013 | Weddings
Bitchless Bride

It's incredibly important to recognize that while you are busy, and quite possibly fixated on being a bride and planning your wedding, perhaps your friends and loved ones are planning and getting ready other life changing events, like a double mastectomy or even a birth.

6 Steps To A Totally Stress-Free Wedding (Really!)

BRIDES | Posted 03.04.2013 | Weddings

First of all, no, I'm not kidding. I really did have the most incredibly relaxed, fun, stress-free wedding day. Ask my bridesmaids; I think some of them were actually a little weirded out by how cool and calm I was on the big day.

6 Ways To Actually Make Your Wedding The Happiest Day Of Your Life

Claudia Maittlen-Harris | Posted 01.13.2013 | Weddings
Claudia Maittlen-Harris

There are some things to consider during the planning of a wedding that will keep brides cool -- as in calm and collected, and focused on creating an event that not only expresses who you are as a couple, but a fun, memorable night for your guests.

7 Things I Learned Working At A Wedding Site

Justine Lorelle LoMonaco | Posted 09.01.2012 | Weddings
Justine Lorelle LoMonaco

I spent the first two years after graduating from college working for a wedding planning website. I managed our message boards, where brides from around the world aired their complaints, bragged about their details, and begged advice from their more experienced peers. And now I want to pass the lessons I learned on to you.

6 Ways To Keep Your Sh*t Together While Planning Your Wedding

Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway | Posted 05.09.2012 | Weddings
Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

I believe firmly that a bride has to include stress management, self-nurturing and time to chill out as an integral part of her wedding planning process. It is a journey that is bound to have some bumps in the road, but no need to take the "Stress Express" to the altar.

5 Ways To Stop Stressing Over Your Wedding

Dr. Shannon Kolakowski | Posted 05.01.2012 | Weddings
Dr. Shannon Kolakowski

I became consumed with how this wedding represented me. It was the culmination of all that I was and all that I was going to be. Did the flowers represent who I was? Did the venue really reflect our style?