Thich Nhat Hanh - Buddhism is a practice, like yoga. You can be a Christian and practice Buddhism. I met a Catholic priest who lives in a Buddhist monastery in France. He told me that Buddhism makes him a better Christian.
Joining gym is a kind of phobia to many people. They are mostly scared of the heavy exercising tools moreover a heavy fee that you have to pay every month as gym charge. All these things prevent maximum people to go gym. As a result of this, some people a
May I be at peace. May my heart remain open. May I awaken to the light of my own nature. May I be healed. May I be the source of healing for all beings. - what a nice mantra to repeat before meditating.
Prettiful Designs: Becoming a Positive Person - 11 Helpful Steps. Good tips; to apply to more people I suggest and alternate idea of meditation/self reflection in place of prayer or simply asking the universe for what is needed: strength, patience, peace.