There are many different meditation techniques, so it may be helpful to try different ones. Here is a growing list of meditation techniques for you to try. The Neti Neti Method Neti Neti means 'not this, not that', and refers to how we can discover who we truly are by discovering who we truly are not . Try it now Sit down in a comfortable position Relax the body and the mind Just focus your attention only on the knowing: 'I am'. See that this knowing is not: Physical objects (a chair, a human body, etc.) Psychological activity (thoughts, ego, emotions, etc.) See that you're not anything that can be observed, because you are the observer of all experience. From here, all there is to do is continually abide in this knowledge. ‘‘The perfect man employs his mind as a mirror; it grasps nothing; it refuses nothing; it receives, but does not keep.” - Zhuang Zhou / Zhuangzi / Chuang-tzu (this man's name is often written in many ways, like Lao Tzu / Lao Tze, Laozi ) For more spiritual quotes, click here .