Everyone experiences stress. While stress can help push you forward and motivate you, it can also be harmful to your physical and emotional well-being. Prolonged negative stress can lead to health issues like headaches, high blood pressure, heart problems, diabetes, depression, anxiety and even arthritis. 43% of all adults suffer harmful health effects due to stress. With National Stress Awareness Day on the horizon, take your mind off that work deadline and unwind by visiting one of these fun destinations:

Redford Theatre

Redford Theatre lives up to its motto, “the way movies were meant to be seen,” by showcasing classic films in its beautiful 30,000 sq. ft. theatre. Like the good ol’ days, the movie-going experience is complete with an organ player who performs before the show and during intermission. Speakers also share history about the film and other fun facts before the show starts. Not to mention, this year the theatre is celebrating its 90th anniversary!

Garden Bowl

Located at the Majestic Theatre in Detroit, Garden bowl is one of the oldest operating commercial bowling alleys in America. Once frequented during the auto industry’s boom in the 1930s, people of all ages looking to have a fun evening now pack this bowling alley. Garden Bowl features regular open bowling and on certain occasions, hosts its own “Rock-n-Bowl Party,” complete with glow in the dark lanes, disco lights, and live DJs and bands.

Planet Ant

What better way to de-stress than to laugh the night away? Five nights a week, Planet Ant hosts live comedy at its location in Hamtramck. Its Monday night improv show is its longest running weekly comedy show and features a special guest troupe which opens for its “Home Team.” After the performance, the group ends the night with a free open improv for anyone who’d like to join!

Peacelab Yoga

According to Mayo Clinic, yoga is a great way to fight stress and stay healthy. For those living near Grand Rapids, in 2012 Peacelab Yoga was the first yoga studio opened in Grandville, MI. This studio offers classes seven days a week. Teaching based, movement-based and restorative-based classes are available depending on your physical needs.

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