Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life! It's a monumental moment in which you'll be surrounded by your closest friends and family, and we don't blame you for wanting to look and feel your best.
One way to make sure you look and feel amazing is to get into the habit of taking care of yourself before your wedding. This will not only help you look good on the outside, but also put you in a better frame of mind to enjoy that special day.
Here, we're bringing you 10 healthy habits that you should adopt before your wedding. From healthy eating and regular exercising to sufficient sleep and stress management, these habits will help you shine from within on your big day.
Get Enough Sleep
One of the most important things you can do for your health is to make sure you get adequate sleep. This can be easier said than done, especially if you have a lot of thoughts going through your head revolving around the wedding.
Try to get a good sleep schedule in the weeks leading up to your wedding, making sure you get at least 7-8 hours of rest every night. If you have trouble falling asleep, try reading a book while you're in bed, listening to special meditations, drinking calming tea, and/or including aromatherapy into your sleep routine, with essential oils that will relax you (such as lavender, chamomile, or marjoram).
Exercise is not only good for your physical health, but it can also help you improve your mental well-being.
Try to include some exercise in your daily routine. Even a short 20-minute walk each day can make a difference!
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Make Healthy Eating Choices
Another important habit to adopt before your wedding is to make healthy dietary choices! A good diet will help you both look and feel your best on your big day.
Stock your fridge and pantry with healthy fruits, vegetables and whole grains, and be sure to avoid highly processed foods.
If you think it's necessary, consult a nutritionist who can give you a balanced and healthy diet that you can follow in the months and weeks leading up to your wedding.
We've always been recommended to drink enough water (at least 8 glasses a day) and now that you're getting married, it's more important than ever.
Drinking enough water is not only good for your health, but also helps your skin look more radiant and clear. So don't forget to carry your water bottle everywhere.
Take Care of Your Skin
Surely you want your skin to look smooth and radiant at your wedding, so now's a good time to get into the habit of taking care of it.
The most important thing you can do is make sure you're protecting your skin from the sun, avoiding too much exposure to the harmful rays and using a good sunscreen. In addition to this, it's essential that you keep it hydrated by drinking a good amount of water and moisturizing it every day.
Don't Forget to Take Care of Your Hair Too
Just like your skin, you should also take care of your hair so that it looks its absolute best on your wedding day.
Protect it from the sun and from excessive heat styling (such as using the blow dryer or flat iron). There are products that you can apply before doing your hair to avoid damage from high temperatures.
In addition, we recommend that you use a hair mask at least once a month to nourish and give your hair greater hydration to make sure it is at its absolute best day.
Go for Massages Regularly
Massages aren't only relaxing, but they can also help improve your circulation and release toxins from your body.
Try to make time for a massage every couple of months. Soon enough, you'll see a positive change in your mood and in your body and stress levels.
Practice Meditation or Yoga
Meditation and yoga are great for relieving stress and promoting general well-being.
Try to include a meditation or yoga session in your daily routine during the weeks leading up to your wedding. It doesn't have to be a long session, with even 10 minutes of dedication you can see some great benefits from these ancient practices.
Avoid Bad Habits
If you have any bad habits, like smoking or biting your nails, now is the time to quit!
Bad habits are not only unhealthy, they affect your mood and appearance. Leave them behind if you can, there will never be a better time to stop than the present.
Seek Professional Help (if You Need it)
Everyone is different, so if you're having trouble adopting good habits or you're feeling overwhelmed by the stress of wedding planning, a counselor or therapist can help you deal with stress and help make healthy changes in your life.
On our part, at Velas Weddings we offer you the best wedding planners so you can have your dream wedding in Mexico, without worries. We have beautiful venues located in the top beach destinations in the country, and our professional advisors will help you to make sure that every detail of your bid day is exactly as you always wanted.
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