Planning for a wedding can be intense and in the midst of things, it may be easy to forget to take care of yourself. This said, the engagement period is an opportune time to attend to yourself, socialize with friends or get closer to your main squeeze prior to beginning your life as a married couple.
Don’t forget to take care of yourself during this stressful period. It is not selfish to think of and take care of yourself during this time. Think of it as paying forward in an effort to keep you going and give your best to those most important in your life.
Due to the fact some of you have forgotten how to attend to your needs during this time, I propose the following de-stress techniques to consider.
A) Commit to be fit; go to the gym.
B) Relax and get some extra shut eye.
C) Have a date with yourself. This may sound odd, but, the rewards will be worth it. Take yourself out for a nice dinner and treat yourself to something you have wanted to do for a long time. Some alone time will give you an opportunity to reflect during this hectic time, help you put things in perspective and is very healthy.
D) Avoid self criticism; advice that works for any time. Don’t speak to yourself in a manner you wouldn’t speak to someone else.
E) Allocate a day to read a book you have been wanting to read or go see a movie and dedicate the whole day or evening to this.
F) Invest in number one. Take a class, engage a hobby, play a sport….
G) Take a day trip or book a weekend away.
H) Get a massage.
DE-STRESS; ENOUGH SAID