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A lot of people have trouble with meditation because they are trying to clear their minds. And while that is one useful form of meditation, the beginner should be learning to listen to himself. A state of no mind is an advanced meditative state and of little practical use (I am sure someone will argue that point with me). When you meditate, you should be simply sitting back and observing what your mind does when it is given the opportunity to just wander. You will spend the first few sessions going through all the crap you didn't get done today and fretting over the stuff you have to do tomorrow, but stick with it. Us a kitchen timer set to five minutes and just spend five minutes observing your mind every day for a week. Then do it for 10, work your way up to 20. Practice daily and you will be amazed at the results.You know more than you think.
Your dreams are another very overlooked source of information. Unfortunately, most people do not remember their dreams and very few remember all of them. To help remember your dreams, keep a dream journal. Don't just write in it in the morning though. Every night before you go to bed, write down the date, write down the words "Tonight I will dream and then I will wright down my dreams in this journal." Then speak this intention out loud. Keep the journal right next to you as you sleep and keep it in the same place all the time with a pen or pencil IN it, because in the two minutes it takes you to remember where you put it and find your pencil, you may have forgotten your dream.
As you get better at this, you will be able to use your dreams as a sort of laboratory space to sort out problems and get answers to tough questions. To do this, simply write and then speak the intention as above, but write what it is you want to dream about. For example, if you were thinking of a career move, you might write "Tonight I will explore my options for my career in my dreams, and I will write down my dream experiences and insights in this journal." More specific to you, you may write "Tonight, in my dreams, I will explore what makes me unique and special and I will write down my insights in this journal upon waking."