4 Tips To Ace Your Big Day Through Mindfulness

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Wedding Affair

The much-awaited day of your life – your wedding day is finally here! From never-ending to-do lists and countless calls and visits to the event planner, there is a lot that goes behind planning a wedding. Amid these tasks it is necessary to maintain peace of mind and a cool head when dealing with multiple situations. After all, you are about to enter the most beautiful and exciting phase of your life! Wedding stress is common, and you are not alone. To ace your wedding through mindfulness, the first thing you should do is let go of the idea of perfectionism and embrace the chaos. It is also worthwhile to practice yoga, meditation and mindfulness in the months leading up to your wedding day. Peace of mind can be attained by adopting sustainable habits like getting in 8 hours of deep sleep, eating a handful of almonds daily, maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle and exercising

What Is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present and enjoy each moment to the fullest. Through mindfulness, you can be aware of where you are and what you are doing, and not overly react or get overwhelmed by what’s going on around you. Mindfulness is an ability that we humans exhibit naturally but it is more beneficial when we practice it daily. By incorporating some healthy habits weeks before your big day you can stay away from all the pre-wedding stress and enjoy your big day.

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Mindfulness Meditation & Yoga

Meditation and yoga can train your mind to be more present, relaxed and stress-free. Practising meditation regularly can lower your stress levels, inject a dose of rejuvenation into your life, help you to connect better to your inner self, improve focus and rekindle peace. Yoga improves strength, balance and flexibility. It also helps to manage stress so that you can have a peaceful sleep, an important part of a bride’s beauty regime. Yoga develops energy and elevates your mood instantly. You should consider waking up early in the morning as your fitness mantra and indulge yourself in mindfulness meditation and yoga.         

Mindfulness Diet

A healthy diet is the key element to keep wedding blues at bay. Mindful eating refers to incorporating healthy eating habits into your lifestyle. It promotes weight loss, reduces binge eating and helps you feel better. A healthy diet includes healthy fats and lots of green. You should avoid whites like white flour, white sugar, white rice, etc. Adding fruits to your dietary plan will enhance your skin and offer you a radiating glow. Another element that plays a pivotal role in your diet is incorporating almonds into your diet. They offer numerous health benefits and play a role in weight management. Almonds are a source of 15 nutrients such as vitamin E, magnesium, protein, riboflavin, zinc, etc. They are a rich source of protein, a nutrient which is not only energy-yielding but is also known to contribute to growth and maintenance of muscle mass. Almonds are a healthy source of energy that keeps you active throughout the day. They are also traditionally considered festive and make a great addition to many festive snacks. Not only can you incorporate them into your diet but also treat your guests to some delicious and healthy snacks and desserts. Almonds are versatile and can be served in a variety of ways: plain, roasted or flavoured.

Mindfulness Exercises

Apart from indulging yourself in rigorous exercises to get that picture-perfect shape, you should also incorporate mindfulness exercises into your lifestyle. Paying attention and living in the moment is the first step to mindfulness. Acceptance – letting go of ‘what could be’ and focusing more on ‘what it is’ is the mantra to stay happy. Indulge yourself in some breathing exercises to chuck out all the stress and negativity. Meditation is the key element of mindfulness exercises. The daily routine of meditating for half an hour will take you a long way.

Beauty Regimen For The Bridal Glow

When it comes to looking your absolute best before D Day nothing can beat the power of a strict skincare regime. You need to follow a skincare routine that includes deep cleansing, exfoliating, and hydrating. You can detoxify and rejuvenate your skin with natural ingredients from the kitchen and get healthy supple skin at home. Choose natural ingredients made from products like almonds over chemically driven products. According to published Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani texts, almonds are good for skin health and can enhance skin glow. Almonds can also enhance your skin texture and add that much wanted glow to your face as they contain healthy fats and vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) which have been shown to impart anti-aging properties that may benefit skin health. Daily consumption of almonds may help support the skin’s resistance to UVB light (the main source of skin damage from sun exposure) and improve skin texture.