Nov 16, 2020
Event Planner Julie Yaker talks
about how events are changing during the pandemic and how people
are still finding meaning and joy while being COVID-19-safe. She
reveals changes she made to previously planned events in order to
be COVID-19-safe and discusses how virtual online celebrations can
be a safe alternative to in-person gatherings, as well as the
importance of being grateful for the little moments in our everyday
What You’ll Hear on This Episode:
specializes in not just making an event look beautiful but also
meaningful and purposeful.
- Rather than postponing weddings or major life
events scheduled in the next six months, Julie recommends scaling
back or modifying the events to be COVID-19-safe.
- People are still finding joy in events, even
though they are different.
techniques Julie recommends to be COVID-19-safe include masks,
social distancing, utilizing outdoor spaces, individualized food
and drink containers, personalized gifts, drive-by receiving lines,
this current time, staying home is really the best way to celebrate
can still find ways to make the holidays meaningful, whether it is
virtual or in-person, through staging outdoor events in garages and
in keeping old or creating new traditions.
our mental health, Julie recommends “dressing up” for the event as
you normally would, even if it’s just staying at home.
- Today’s Takeaway: It’s important to find the joy in our everyday
lives, especially around the holidays, and practice gratitude for
the things that we do have. We don’t have to put our lives on hold,
but we do have to be sensible about it. While attending events
right now doesn’t look like it used to, we can still find creative
ways to celebrate and find meaning.
it exactly what everybody envisions or dreams of? No. But I do
think there are ways to really make it special and meaningful. We
just have to kind of twist what we think the traditional event is
going to look like for right now.”
- “Right now, I really do think we should stay
home, be with who lives in our house and find a way to make it
special with the larger family.”
- “Maybe there are ways within your own family
that you can create some new traditions.”
safe and celebrate! Don’t give up the happy moments.”
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