About This Episode
Leah Weinberg is the Owner & Creative Director of Color Pop Events -- a New York City-based wedding planning company that focuses on the details and lives in the logistics. Now in her seventh year of business, Leah leverages skills like organization, attention to detail, and client service from her prior career as a commercial real estate attorney to excel at event production. Her colorful work and party planning tips have been published online and in print with Vogue, Bravo, Martha Stewart, The Knot, Buzzfeed and more.
In this episode, Leah joins Christy to share about the after wedding emotions, how to get through the engagement to the come down process, and introduces the new book she is working on, The Psychology of Weddings (The Weird S*** That Happens When You Get Engaged).
Understanding what others are going through can really allow ease in the wedding planning process. A common topic that is brought up is that friends might be feeling some pain in response to your engagement and marriage. The best idea is to show some grace.
Try not to pick apart everything after the wedding. You want to have the memory of your day in a good spot. It feels nice to carry an amazing, glowing feeling. With obvious exceptions, like needing to deal with bad reviews, and customer service issues, let the rest go.
A good mindset going in to the wedding goes a long way! It really helps the ability for you to enjoy it. The best decisions will be made when you can compare options, and sleep on it, and really spend time figuring things out. This is where a planner can come in handy too.
Reviews mean a lot. It is important to think critically about what you are saying. Most issues can be handled interpersonally. The best way to insure a great wedding day is to meet with the vendors, talk to them, ask questions, and go from there.
*Links We Referenced *
“I try not to say that the wedding is the best and most important day of your whole life.” -Christy
“Try to reflect on the really great moments.” - Leah
"We all just have to remember that people are humans, and cheesy golden rule, treat people the way that you want to be treated.” - Leah
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