When people hear about mindfulness, the image that usually comes to mind is someone sitting on the floor cross-legged, eyes closed. This formal way of meditating is, of course, very effective, but there are many other ways that we can bring mindfulness into our lives, including running. Recent research has shown that combining mindfulness and running has a greater impact on depressive symptoms than either of the two activities alone. So how can we bring mindfulness and running together? Here are some ideas for runners of all levels:

Source: Nine tips for mindful running