Peaking: Taking better care of yourself

P90X, Insanity workout, Zumba, crossfit, mudrunning, color-runs, prancing, water aerobics, kettle balls, marathons, half-marathons, 5Ks, “going to the gym” … it’s all over facebook. And those are just a few of the physical things people are doing to “take better care of themselves” lately. There’s also the nutritional side of things: organic, gluten-free, paleo, fair-trade, locally-grown, chemical-free, no preservatives, free-range, ethically-raised, and lots of other hyphenated things that sound environmentally conscious and informed.

All of this stuff is lava-hot right now, and looking and feeling good are certainly perks of your efforts to impress other people with all of the stuff you’re doing,