The big day is quickly approaching, and everything is in place – the venue, the flowers, the guest list, the list goes on. But have you taken care of the most important part of the wedding? YOU! Unfortunately, due to an overwhelmingly large to-do list, self-care is often overlooked during wedding preparations. The good news? It’s not too late to start focusing on you and your needs! Check out these wellness trends that are popping up all over your favorite social media platforms.
Meditation + Mindfulness
If you’re not riding the meditation train quite yet, now may be the time to hop on board. This form of therapy can be a major lifesaver when you’re in the throes of wedding prep stress. Not sure where to begin? No problem. Social media platforms, such as TikTok, have tons of short and easy introductory videos that are perfect for beginners.
Also trending on social media is the importance of mindfulness. Not only does mindfulness teach you to be more aware of your surroundings, but it will also help you realize and appreciate the positive aspects of your life. Whether they are practiced together or separately, meditation and mindfulness will reduce stress and improve your overall happiness.
*Check out the #hotgirlwalk challenge – a 45-minute, 4-mile walk where you are encouraged to be mindful throughout the entire walk.
Need some motivation to get in shape? TikTok is flooded with influencers from the fitness world who can help you start a new exercise regimen or spice up an old one. Whether you need a rewarding workout in a short amount of time, want something cardio-based, or more yoga-focused, there are tons of options available based on your needs.
*Check out the #pushupchallenage by Kevin Edmonson – a short plank-based exercise that will improve your arm and core strength. For cardio, try the #12330workout by Lauren Giraldo – a treadmill workout where you walk three miles per hour set at a 12% incline for 30 minutes. For low to moderate workouts, check out #fitnesstiktok or look for go more specific and apply filters like #yoga or #indoorworkouts.
TikTok is also a great resource if you’re trying to maintain a healthy diet. Not only will you find plenty of delicious recipes for mains, snacks, drinks, and more, but there are also tons of instructional videos on how to make all of those delicious recipes!
*Check out #saladjar – a great way to pack a healthy salad for times when you’re on the go. There’s also #proffee – a delicious combination of cold-brewed coffee and a protein shake that is the perfect mid-day pick-me-up.
There’s an overload of information about supplement health hacks on social media, but one is trending heavily all over TikTok – liquid chlorophyll, a natural substance that is chock-full of vitamins and nutrients. Available in most health-food grocery stores, liquid chlorophyll works similarly to a probiotic and promotes a healthy gut, which in turn, boosts your immune system, improves the texture of your skin, and helps with weight loss. This liquid additive is tasteless and can be easily added to any beverage.
We hope these wellness trends inspire you to take excellent care of yourself during the wedding planning process and help you enjoy what is to be one of the most important days of your life!