One of the best sets of exercises is that in which you get to utilize your mind, body and soul. It serves multiple purposes. In the first place, you are expending yourself physically, so over time, you are primed to become fit. And provided that your mind and heart are in the right place, and you are taking the correct overall approach, addressing matters such as a balanced eating plan that makes sense and agrees with your body, you end up becoming quite happy. But not always, mind you. There is still another matter to be addressed.
It is hardly helpful to you from a psychological point of view when you are forcing your body into doing things that it does not really want to do or does not enjoy doing. Routine gym work, for instance, may have no appeal. Walks out and about the neighborhood might not cut it when the quiet soul is still trying to avoid all the neighborhood noises. And then there is still the matter of safety, particularly in the evening, about the only time that most folks seem to get for not more than thirty minutes of light to heavy exercise.
To talk about safety and being happy and self-assured, here is what you could do in the meantime. You could sign up with a self defense superior co professional and take up karate or any one of the other Martial Arts. Now, there is a good reason why they refer to this ancient practice as an art. It is mind, body and soul work, all rolled into one, not forgetting that you are training your body and your mind to take care of itself under threatening circumstances.
These are self-empowering exercises that keep you fit, healthy and safe.