Stress Management

How Event Pros Can Manage Too Many Time Commitments

9 Ways Event Pros Can Manage Too Many Time Commitments

Hey, event pros! Need some help managing your time commitments? Here are some tips that work for me, and I think they’ll work for you too.  As event pros, you’re perpetually pulled between many competing needs. There’s managing new leads, marketing your event business, client meetings, a crowded inbox, and your actual work at the …

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Event Planner Burn-Out

“Help! I’m Overwhelmed.” How To Avoid Event Planner Burn-Out

Event planner burn-out is one of the main reasons talented planners leave the industry. Here are the signs you’re approaching exhaustion. As an event planner, you are responsible for every aspect of the planning of the event. Among your list of responsibilities, you narrow down venue options, determine the event budget, arrange services, and most importantly, …

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How Event Pros Can Manage Stress With Emotional Intelligence

How Event Pros Can Manage Stress With Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is a critical characteristic of event professionals who are stress-resilient, adaptable, and in control of any situation. Imagine that you have taken time off your busy schedule and you are having a relaxed day indoors. Your attire is aligned with the mood of the day when suddenly, the doorbell rings. You were not …

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Recommended Reading For Event Pros: Books About Habits

Recommended Reading For Event Pros: Books About Habits

Habits are essential for any event business owner, but for event professionals, they’re particularly critical. A high-stress environment, work on nights and weekends, and client pressures often mean that event pros let their healthy business habits slide.  Keep your portfolio updated, blog regularly, do your marketing, and stay on top of your bookkeeping. These are …

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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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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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