Illustrations by Ramóna Udvardi

Wedding planning is hard work, especially if you’re the bride-to-be. Amidst all that chaos and busywork, sometimes you don’t need unsolicited advice from everyone in your life. Sometimes all you need is some damn zen.

So, here are some affirmative, zen-restoring mantras for all you prospective brides out there. It’s simple: Every time you start feeling wedding-induced panic creep in, just mutter these phrases to yourself, and you’ll instantly be bestowed with inner peace and tranquility (or at least, slightly less anxiety over the floral arrangements). Behold.







Take a deep breath. Calm yourself. Then, take that zen a step further by shopping at David’s Bridal. It’s a one-stop shop for all things wedding-related, so you can step back and bask in bride-to-be glory instead of wedding planning hell.

Angela Wang is a Senior Writer for Studio@Gizmodo. Steven Polletta is an Art Director for Studio@Gizmodo.

This post is a sponsored collaboration between David’s Bridal and Studio@Gizmodo.