Weddings And Health
Some Tips For Brides
It’s almost every woman’s dream to get married someday, and every single one of those dreams of turning heads on her wedding day. However, as a woman looking forward to her wedding day, you need to understand that having a beautiful wedding dress is not enough to create that jaw-dropping look you are looking for. As the days pass by, and the D-day draws nearer, there are a couple of essential things that you need to follow to ensure that you, personally, are healthy and well and that your skin is flawless and radiant on your wedding day. Here are a couple of weddings and health tips for you to consider following up before your big day.
Eat Healthy in the run up to your wedding
Eating healthy before your wedding day is important if you want to fit in your dress and look radiant as you walk down the aisle. There is nothing worse than trying to fit in the dress you picked out a several weeks or months ago for your wedding and finding that it does not fit snugly. To avoid this from happening, it is important that you start making healthier food choices, even a plan, for not only your bridal showers, parties, and wedding, but also for your future life together.
To ensure that you keep your weight in check, consider eating more vegetables and a variety of fruits, they contain a lot of, alpha-hydroxy acids which are great for good looking skin, every day. Limit the consumption of drinks and meals high in sugar, sweeteners, fat, salt, alcohol, and calories instead go for healthy snacks. If you want to lose some weight before your wedding day, then consider eating smaller food portions, being more active and lowering the amount of fat in your meals. To improve your eating habits permanently, consider using a thoughtful approach where you:
Reflect – think about your eating habits both good and bad and the things that trigger you to eat unhealthy.
Replace – substitute your unhealthy eating habit with a healthier one
Reinforce – strengthen your new, healthier eating habit
Be More Active
In the build up to your wedding, it is advisable that you become more active. For at least two and a half hours every week, do activities that raise your heart and breathing rates, and which strengthen muscles. You do not have to do everything at once. Consider spreading out the health-benefiting activities you choose during the week and break them into smaller time portions spread out through a day. Attaining and maintaining a healthy weight requires both a healthy eating plan and regular physical activity.
Another good wedding and healthy lifestyle tip to consider is quitting smoking. Smoking has adverse effects on the body. As such, if you do smoke, then it is advisable that you consider finding a way to quit before your wedding day. If you don’t, then avoid places where people smoke as secondhand smoking can cause health issues similar to those a smoker experiences. Quitting smoking will not only help you feel and look better, but it also has long-term benefits that you will certainly enjoy in the long run.
Get Enough Sleep
Get about 7 to 9 hours of sleep every night. How you perform and feel during the day is directly related to how much you slept the previous night. At the same time, enough sleep will give your body time to relax and to rejuvenate itself. Making sure that you get enough sleep weeks to your wedding will give your body the rest and peace it needs even in these, sometimes, stressing times, and also gives your skin time to revitalize itself. This way, it becomes easier to look relaxed and radiant on your wedding day.
Planning a wedding isn’t that easy and can have a toll on you. While juggling your wedding planning activities, it is important that you take steps that will help you recognize and manage stress. If you are feeling overwhelmed or stressed, do not be shy about asking for, and accepting help. Pay very close attention to your body – you really don’t to have a breakdown on the day of your wedding. Early symptoms of stress include sleep problems, headache, short temper, difficulty concentrating, low morale amongst other things. When you notice any of these symptoms, it is time to seek help. Talk to your physician or doctor if you think you are losing all control or feel stressed.
As the D-day draws near, it is important that you start thinking about your skin, its state and how it looks. When it comes to weddings and health, one thing that most people take notice of, apart from weight, is the skin. To ensure that yours look flawless on your wedding day, taking beauty treatments and following beauty regimens weeks to the day can help your it look more radiant and beautiful. As such, consider making appointments with your beauty specialist or booking a day at the spa for beauty treatments. If possible, make sure that you get regular body scrubs and facials to ensure that your skin stays smooth and your face spotless. Also, consider getting manicures and pedicures done on a regular basis to keep your feet and hands soft and to leave your nails glowing.
At the same time, consider investing in the best home skin care products for continued skin care. However, it is important that you speak to a dermatologist for advice on what to do and options to take to ensure your skin glows on your wedding day and beyond.
The whole lead up to the wedding can be very stressful. So one option is to choose as many local wedding service providers as you can. The internet is a great research tool and when you have found, say, that wedding bouquet that has to be yours simply get local recommendations for a good florist and together create the flower arrangement you found on the interweb.
This, of course, applies to all services in your region.
Likewise, think of your close friends and family and find unique accommodation that promotes a green holistic attitude to your wedding planning.
You want to look beautiful and feel great on the day so make sure the day start with as little stress as possible by arriving in style by a reputable wedding car hire firm. Of course resting in the back of a luxury car with all the comforts of home and a smart chauffeur who knows where he’s going will make you feel a little better.
And it’s little things like these added together add to making you feel a smidgen more relaxed.
Think of your wedding preparation as jigsaw and one piece helps the others around it. This preparation also includes your mind, body and spirit, so don’t forget that.
The things you ultimately do to your body a couple of months before your wedding will determine how great you look and feel on the big day. As such, it is up to you to decide if you will make things work for you or not. By considering the above premarital health tips and following up on them, achieving the perfect body, spirit and mind balance is certainly possible.