To say that America is going through something of a turbulent time would be a pretty massive understatement. For the past few years, we've been inundated with all sorts of political, social, racial, and violent upheaval that feels like it's been happening almost daily.
Every time you turn on the news, it's pretty easy to feel like you're being inundated with nothing but bad news and depressing revelations, no matter what side of the political spectrum you fall on. People are unhappy, people are getting hurt, and most of all, people are getting worn out from constantly being exposed to it.
A big factor at play here is the 24-hour news cycle that's been embraced by all major news networks for decades now, as it means that at no time is your televised or online newsfeed not being inundated with whatever the latest breaking story is. In short, it can feel like it's impossible to escape.
Well, pretty soon you'll actually be able to get a break from it all by heading to your local Life Time Fitness location, as the nationwide chain is effectively banning the showing of cable news in their facilities. Why, you may ask? According to them, it's for our own good...