Originally Posted by Legendary
I have tried meditation but it seems it doesn't always work. I really think the whole idea of mediation is awesome, its really appealing to me. I even considered taking classes for it. I think it'll just take sometime to grow into. If you could give me some advice that can help me out that would be greatly appreciated.
One doesn't 'try' meditation. It's a practice!
Can you learn to play the piano in one sitting? Can you learn to sing like an opera singer in a week? Hell no! It takes practice.
One doesn't 'grow' into it either. One just does it. Over and over and over.
Taking a class is a very good idea.
There are many books about meditation. Just choose one and go from there. The basics are pretty simple, and are cross-cultural. Simply put, it's about watching the breath and becoming aware of the mind and its actions.
My own practice is very simple. I do this...