5 Tricks For Getting A Good Night’s Sleep Before Your Wedding

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It’s only natural that you’re going to be a bag of nerves the night before your wedding. You’re about to take a huge step and no matter how much you love your future spouse, there will always be those niggling doubts and you’re going to be worried about whether everything will go to plan. People usually find that they struggle to sleep because of the nerves, and that’s never a good thing. It’s going to be a long day and you don’t want to be feeling tired, so you need to find a way to beat the nerves and get some good rest. These are some of the best tips for getting a good night’s sleep before your wedding day. 

Finalize The Details Early 

You’re never going to get to sleep if you’re worried about the catering or the table decorations, so you need to finalize the important details early on in the day. That way, you can put your mind at ease and spend the rest of the day relaxing. It also gives you more time to sort out any small issues if there are any, so make sure to ring around all of the vendors and finalize plans first thing in the morning. 

Get Comfortable 

Getting comfortable and relaxing properly will make it a lot easier to get to sleep later on. If you get yourself some nice bridal robes for you and your bridesmaids, and maybe even consider doing some spa activities to help you wind down, you’ll be far more relaxed when it’s time to go to sleep. Don’t plan anything too stimulating later on in the evening, otherwise, you’ll be wide awake and you’ll struggle to get to sleep. 

Limit Alcohol 

You’re probably going to have a few drinks before you go to bed and that’s fine, but try to limit your alcohol intake and stop drinking a few hours before you go to bed. If you drink too much, it can disrupt your sleep so even if you do sleep for a good length of time, you won’t necessarily wake up feeling well rested. 

Avoid Screens 

Using screens before bed isn’t good for sleep so you should try to avoid it as much as possible. When you use screens, they stimulate the brain and the blue light can disrupt the production of sleep hormones, so if you’re scrolling through social media right before you go to bed, you’re not going to get a good night’s sleep. 


You probably haven’t planned a workout the day before your wedding, but it might actually be a good idea. Exercising helps to relieve stress so it’s perfect if you’re worried about all of the details of your big day. A good workout will also help you to sleep a lot better afterwards, so it’s worth considering. You don’t have to go overboard but half an hour of exercise in the afternoon can make a big difference. 

You’re always going to be nervous before your big day and it’s likely that you’ll have trouble getting to sleep. But if you follow these tips, you can make sure that you’re well rested and you can enjoy the day. 

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Written by Dallas Dorrall

Dallas Dorrall is passionate about music and is living her dream managing and promoting Nashville/Muscle Shoals based Country Music Artist, Johnny Collier, currently touring the US. While traveling, she enjoys reviewing new artists, restaurants and nightclubs. Dallas is crazy about her family and friends and attributes her enthusiasm for life to a quote by Marianne Williamson (which she still reads every day) entitled “Our Deepest Fear”.

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