Any gun owner will tell you, a day at the range is a great stress reliever.

Handling any firearm requires a higher ability to focus and learning all the nuances of shooting-- how to position one's body, perfecting aim, controlling and directing enormous power to hit a physical target--is a lifelong process.

Most ranges now cater to women, you can take classes on any aspect of shooting, from basics to advanced self-defense.

Everyone should learn firearm safety and shoot a gun at least once. It's a fun, social sport.