My brides and clients who have been enjoying their bridal fittings in store with me during the past few months, would definitely have heard me saying over & over:
"Enjoy who you are" and "Do You"
We share lots of experiences & conversations in store during your bridal journey with us, and many of you confide in us & let us know when you are feeling overwhelmed & when the wedding planning & expectations from family can sometimes become stressful, you share your concerns with us. Here's a few helpful strategies the team & I suggest for you all.
Stress is a common issue that affects many people, and it can have a significant impact on both mental and physical health. While some stress is normal, it’s important to find ways to manage it effectively so that it doesn’t take over your life. Here are some tips for relieving stress and improving your overall health and wellness.
Exercise regularly: Exercise is a powerful stress-reliever that can help to improve both physical and mental health. Whether it’s taking a brisk walk, hitting the gym, or practicing yoga, regular physical activity can help to reduce stress and improve overall wellness.
Get enough sleep: Sleep is crucial for good health and can have a significant impact on stress levels. Aim for 7-9 hours of quality sleep each night and create a relaxing bedtime routine to help you wind down and prepare for sleep.
Practice mindfulness: Mindfulness is a powerful tool for reducing stress and improving mental health. By focusing on the present moment and accepting thoughts and emotions without judgment, you can increase your ability to manage stress and improve overall well-being.
Connect with others: Social support is an important aspect of good health and can help to reduce stress levels. Connect with friends and family, join a social club or organization, or volunteer in your community to build meaningful relationships and improve your overall sense of well-being.
Try aromatherapy: Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils to improve mental and physical health. Certain essential oils, such as lavender and rose, are known for their calming and stress-relieving properties. Try diffusing essential oils, adding them to your bath, or massaging them into your skin for a relaxing and rejuvenating experience.
Take breaks from technology: Spending too much time on electronic devices can contribute to stress and anxiety. Take breaks from screens, unplug from social media, and spend time in nature to reduce stress and improve mental clarity.
Laugh and have fun: Laughter is a powerful stress-reliever that can improve overall health and well-being. Watch a funny movie, read a hilarious book, or spend time with friends who make you laugh. Having fun and enjoying life can help to reduce stress and improve overall happiness.
Stress is a common issue that affects many people, but there are many ways to manage it effectively and improve overall health and wellness. From regular exercise to connecting with others, there are many strategies to help you relieve stress and lead a happier, healthier life. Try these tips and see which ones work best for you, and don't be afraid to seek additional support if needed.
Lots of love
Samantha & Team Xx