Psychology

10 Effective Ways of Dealing with Event-Related Stress

10 Effective Ways of Dealing with Event-Related Stress

Event planning is one of the most stressful jobs. Still, anyone who’s ever attempted to plan and execute the perfect event has experienced event-related stress. Stress comes in many shapes and forms, ranging from long-term or low-grade to acute stress, with each version feeling even worse than the previous. Stress is so detrimental to one’s …

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Brides with Anxiety

Five Ways a Wedding Planner Can Support Brides with Anxiety

Anxiety seems like the biggest buzzword lately, and it’s not hard to see why. 2020, which is thankfully over, saw so many historic, world-changing events, both good and bad, that even people who hadn’t really struggled with their stress levels before found themselves craving more peace and calm. For some people, though, anxiety is more …

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Take Downtime Before 2021

Why Event Pros Should Take Downtime Before 2021

Hey, event pros, 2021 is just around the corner, and you’re probably as excited as I am about a fresh start. But before the year ends and a fresh start begins, embrace the downtime. According to the Harvard Business Review, “downtime can dramatically improve mental and physical health and our personal relationships.” Event professionals are prone …

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How Event Planners Can Avoid Seasonal Affective Disorder

Hey Event Planners, Don’t Let Seasonal Affective Disorder Ruin Your Winter

Seasonal Affective Disorder affects hundreds of thousands of people in the US alone. But it doesn’t have to stop event planners from a productive winter. While countries in the Northern Hemisphere are moving ever closer to the shortest day of the year, the decline in sunlight and warmth on top of everything else we’ve been …

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Stress Management Techniques for Busy Event Planners

Eight Stress Management Techniques for Busy Event Planners

There’s no doubt about it, there comes a time in every event planner’s life when they feel as though they’re teetering on the edge of sheer exhaustion. These stress management techniques will help keep you balanced. Whether you’re faced with back-to-back weddings all summer, playing peacemaker between stubborn in-laws, or reassuring a bride with cold …

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Client Indecision and How Event Planners Can Work Through It

Client Indecision and How Event Planners Can Work Through It

Client indecision cuts into event planning margins. But what is driving the indecision? And what the hecking heck can you do about it? I asked thirty event planners what the hardest part of planning events was. After tallying up over 200 issues that plague their – and your- work life, 21%, a fifth, were attributable …

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