We have two main ways of experiencing our thinking. We focus on something. Or we have many thoughts.
Learning to meditate provides a third way. It goes away from the distraction of many thoughts. It also goes away from using focus to avoid distraction.
Focus has use. We use focus to work. Learning to meditate starts as work.
But focus is also a distraction. So we learn to let go of focus.
Meditating helps us get out of our own way.
Meditating works by removing, like creativity, taking away and taking away. The removal reveals.
The process is not the result, and meditating has no goal.
Meditating is worth doing. Doing it and often matters more than doing it well. How does matter. We want meditating to go away from words, to go away from grasping at ideas. So, wherever you start, you want to get to meditating without words or ideas. Then it can reveal.