About 3 weeks before your wedding, you may notice your
brain is no longer working. Decisions seem frustrating and difficult. You find yourself procrastinating more than usual. You begin to
forget things...your keys, your phone, your purse, and that special
"safe" place where you put the bridesmaid's gifts.
experienced an uncharacteristic meltdown over a seemingly trivial issue.
DO NOT PANIC!
It's not early Alzheimer's and you're not going bi-polar. It's only the dreaded... "Bride Brain."
It's the time when the months of planning and the managing the hundreds
of details of your wedding have put your brain into overload...and it
responds by just shutting down.
According to wedding planner, Karen
Stallard of CelebrationsStyle: "I'll often get calls from brides for
assistance during the three weeks before a wedding. The combination of
work, wedding planning, and pre-wedding nerves often result in a sort of
catatonic reaction that I call "Bride Brain." The bride needs someone
to simply take over all the details so she can unwind and prepare for
her big day."
How to avoid Bride Brain?
First, if you're good at
advance planning, make sure ALL your plans and completed one month
before your wedding. That way, you can relax and enjoy the time before
you wedding. Or at least have a clear head when those last-minute
Second, you might consider hiring a "day-of"
wedding planner to manage all your wedding vendors on the day of your
wedding. You could arrange a preliminary meeting with your day-of
planner a month ahead of your wedding date and turn over your timeline
and all the vendor contacts and let the planner handle the final
Third, if you have a stressful job or just don't like
organizing things, hiring a wedding planner to handle ALL the planning
is a good idea. If the thought of making lists and phone calls and
managing people makes your stomach tie in a knot, planning your own
wedding is not a good idea.Wedding Planners can work within your
personal budget. And having a professional plan your wedding may be the
MOST IMPORTANT INVESTMENT your make for wedding day.
And for a smooth and relaxed ceremony, give me a call and learn about the Awakened Wedding ceremony services. 505-205-3520 Or visit our website: www.awakenedweddings.com