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10 FUN THINGS (plus one practical) TO DO RIGHT AFTER YOU GET ENGAGED

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Hooray! You've just got engaged! Now what?
There is no other feeling in the world like the feeling that you’ve just got engaged to the person you love most in all the world. You’re on Cloud 9, actually Cloud 999. You feel you might just burst with the joy and the excitement. Here are 10 fun things and one practical thing to do in those first moments and days.



1. THE MOMENT Savour the moment with each other before rushing to tell your family and friends. It’s a mini version of the wonderful Jewish custom of Yichud, where the newly-weds share a few minutes together right after the ceremony before going to join their guests in a receiving line or other celebration. It’s a way of treasuring and marking that intense moment and the emotions of love and excitement it brings.


2.THE ENGAGEMENT CELEBRATION DATE Go on a date that very day or night, or as soon as possible to your favourite restaurant, place, event or activity or even have a weekend away just the two of you, to savour being f…

10 Tips for Creating Good Karma at your Wedding

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Everyone wants to have good karma at their wedding and for their marriage! Here are some tips from couples I have worked with and from my own experience, to help spread the good vibes.
1. Remember that you are not the centre of the universe  even though it is your wedding! A lot of people are involved in making your day fabulous. They all have busy lives and are finding time to do things for you and to support you. Appreciate their efforts and don’t make unrealistic demands. Don’t be like the bride who expected her friends and relations to cancel romantic dates and travel plans – and was very angry when they didn’t - so they could help her wrap wedding cake slices
2.  Be generous – but no need to be extravagant unless your budget stretches to it -  when it comes to helping people, especially vendors, with transport to the location of your wedding, or local accommodation if the venue is very far from where they live. They are making the effort of expertise, time and money to be there for…