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The Importance of Having Fun to Your Health

Last updated 5 years ago

Everybody likes to have fun, but sometimes, people persuade themselves that they do not have time for fun in the midst of their busy lives. But the truth is that having fun is good for your health. Check out these desirable health benefits of participating in a fun activity:

Keeps Your Mind Flexible

Because playing, whether that means planning trivia night with your friends or getting everyone together for a fun game of WhirlyBall, is like exercise for the brain, it helps keep your mind flexible and strong. Having fun is not only good for you physically, but it also helps you stay healthy mentally.

Promotes Social Adeptness

Getting along well with others is important for your emotional and mental health. People that connect well with others are generally happier and experience less stress and tension. Gather a group of people together to have fun and improve your social skills and emotional wellbeing.

Reduces Stress

Stress can wreak havoc on the body. When people are under high levels of stress, their immune systems are weaker and are more susceptible to illness. High levels of stress can also lead to high blood pressure, digestive problems, heart disease, sleeping disorders, obesity, and many other serious health issues. Give your body (and your brain) a much-needed break from all of the stress; take some time to have fun with your friends with an exciting game of WhirlyBall.

Increases Energy

People’s day-to-day lives can be exhausting, especially if they have a hectic schedule. Because of your busy schedule, you may not think that you have the time or energy to treat yourself to a bit of fun. But playing and enjoying yourself actually gives you more energy than you expend during these activities, and will leave you feeling much happier, less stressed, and significantly more energetic.

If you want to reap all of the health benefits of having fun, come in for a fun game of WhirlyBall. Whether you are planning a bachelor party, family reunion, or birthday party, we provide a great space and fantastic activities that you and your friends will be sure to love. Call us at (773) 486-7777 to make a reservation with us today!


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