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Yoga to Chanel Your Inner BRIDECHILLA- Bride’s Best Friend!

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It’s a proven fact, as your wedding date approaches, your stress levels SKYROCKET!. It is a tough act to keep up – balancing planning, coordinating a whole new set of family members, wedding details and a super important soon to be husband! While fun and exciting, wedding planning has its stressful moments, add to this the expectations of parents, your new in-laws, fiancee and friends – the stress can go from manageable to overwhelming! Your mind WILL turn into a volcano of stress waiting to erupt. If we had a penny for your thoughts at this stage, we would be Billionaires because your mind right now would be abuzz with a gazillion things!

So what do you do to avoid that fast approaching stress meltdown. How do you ensure you don’t turn into the dreaded psychopathic, volatile BRIDEZILLA !?!

Its easy, as the days to the wedding speed up, you need to take out time to Slow Down. Meditate and Practice Yoga in the months and days leading up to the wedding. Girls, Yoga is not only Mr. Narendra Modi’s favourite but it’s literally your secret weapon 🔫 for battling Wedding Stress!

Meditation helps with Better Sleep, Weight Loss, Stress, Blood Pressure and Anxiety – things we’re sure all the wedding planning must’ve allowed into your life!

To-be-weds who meditate swear by it. When anxieties start to get the best of you, yoga and meditation help you hit Pause to enjoy the small tasks and get through the overwhelming ones in stride. It’ll help you keep all those little details in perspective.

All that said, we know you will still be hesitant to take the effort to add yoga and meditation to your already hectic day. We know exactly how you’ll react –

‘THIS IS NUTS! WHY TAKE ON ANOTHER TO DO TASK IN MY ALREADY INSANELY LONG LIST!’

Yoga and meditation will give your mind a Time Out ladies. Think of it as a nap for a over worked body that hasn’t had sleep in days. When you prioritize mental rest you are able to experience and challenge, with a fresh attitude and positive energy. Suddenly those pending trials, unavailable wedding flowers etc. don’t seem like such a Big Deal! You will be well on your way to being a BrideChilla.

‘UM, I’M NOT SURE I HAVE AN INNER BRIDECHILLA, I DON’T KNOW HOW TO MEDITATE!’

We totally get it, it’s easier said than done, well…doing it isn’t all that hard either guys. If you can breathe, you can meditate – literally.

The purpose of meditation is to simply turn your attention inward and slow down the frantic pace of your bridal mind – call your BrideChilla.

So, instead of thinking that you have to chant your way into a sense of oblivion, be open to the idea of simply sitting without distraction for 5 minutes Each Day….Start with baby steps and it is just that Easy!

‘AWESOME, THIS I CAN DO, BUT WHERE DO I START, WHO DO I FOLLOW? IS THERE ANY GUIDE?’

For Meditation:

Yoga and meditation for Bridechilla - Witty Vows

Honestly, you don’t need to get all formal and chase the appropriate way to meditate. You can totally take it in your own stride. To meditate, you could even just set a timer on your phone for 5 minutes 🕑, sit on a couch in a comfortable position. Think of something you want to bring into your life, then exhale something you want to let go of.

“For example, inhale the word ‘Love’ and exhale ‘Stress,'” recommends Laura conley, founder bridechila yoga in the states.

You can even appify meditation with the following apps:

Headspace: Beginners will love Headspace’s 10-minute Meditations.

Omvana: Omvana’s meditations can be Tailored to Your Stress Levels.

Calm: Calm’s 7-day Guided mindfulness Meditations have different intents.

Take a Break!: These Guided Meditations Feature Music and Nature Audio.

For Yoga:

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Ready to begin?

What? Ramdev Baba isn’t quite yur style 😛 . No worries, all good fitness centers offer Yoga Classes, so Shed your inhibitions and Join One.

If at Home is more your style, Try out these apps:

5 minute Yoga : Beginners will Love their Short Sessions that You can fit in Anywhere, Anytime.

Daily Yoga : Not only will you find more than 500 Yoga Poses with Instructions, you will also get more than 50 Complete Yoga Sessions, along with Background Music.

Down Dog : This one keeps you interested by Greeting you with a brand New Sequence/Routine each time you log in.

Yoga Academy :Here you can Create your own Sessions based on your Experience Level and the Time you have available.

So ladies all you need is a Small addition to your Daily Routine.
In 5 minutes you can go from being BRIDEZILLA to BrideChilla  🙂

Don’t stress, because seriously, you are Super Blessed 😇

xx

P.s. To Reduce your Stress further we Recommend you also have  quick look at How to Pack for Your Honeymoon Like a Boss ! 


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