While the majority of your wedding planning duties during your engagement should be enjoyable, there are certainly times where the deadlines, budgeting and lists can become overwhelming. Life is a balancing act, and the weeks, months and/or years during your engagement season should also be treated as such. Don’t let wedding planning stress – or ANY kind of stress – rule your life. Take a BREAK! You need a vacation from wedding planning just as you do from work, school or any other stressor. Whether your stress-free vacation be a staycation, a weekend getaway or just a simple night on the town, nothing can rejuvenate your mental health quite like a change of scenery. Thanks to some of our amazing Houston vendors, getting away is easier than ever!
Plan a Getaway With a Travel Agent
If you’re already stressed about planning your wedding, you definitely don’t want to stress about planning your vacation – book a travel agent! These professionals take all the stress out of planning a vacation and, oftentimes, their services are free!
Globaluxe Travel – This team of travel agents specializes in honeymoons and romantic getaways. Creating personalized agendas based on each couple’s unique interests, desired travel style and budget, these professionals will not only book your trip, but also act as your personal concierge throughout your vacation!
Have a Date Night
Get cleaned up, dressed up and, most importantly, put that wedding agenda away! Getting out of the house is a no-fail way to get rid of your wedding stress. Whether it be a nice dinner, a walk downtown or drinks at your favorite bar, taking an evening to relax is a great remedy for stress.
Brasserie 19 – If you’re looking for a hot date night spot – this is it. Brasserie 19 offers fresh flavors on every plate. From their amazing appetizer selection to their fun list of cocktails, you and your spouse-to-be won’t be disappointed!
The Dunlavy – Looking for a more casual dining experience to help you de-stress? The Dunlavy’s cafeteria-style set-up is full of flavor and quality dining selections. The Dunlavy is a unique dining experience overlooking the banks of Buffalo Bayou and Lost Lake in Houston – perfect for a relaxing walk after dinner!
Stress Less With Some Fresh Air
Photo // Josh & Dana Fernandez
It’s time to take a breather outside, move your body and get some fresh air! Being outdoors is proven to relieve stress, so this one should be at the top of your list when it comes to healing your mind and de-stressing.
The Clubs of Kingwood – Lounge at the pool with a cocktail in hand, hit some balls on the golf course, play a little tennis, but whatever you do, just spend some time outside! Explore The Clubs of Kingwood’s pristinely manicured grounds and enjoy all the amenities they have to offer!
The Woodlands Country Club – This beautiful Houston country club is the ideal destination to relax, unwind and forget about your wedding planning stress. With rolling green golf greens, tennis courts, and an entire calendar of activities, a membership here (and a weekly visit) would do your mind some good!
We hope our recommendations help you manage your wedding planning stress and leave you feeling refreshed and ready to take on the big day! Need more ideas on how to keep your mental health in check while planning the wedding? See our full guide here!