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“I’ve tried to meditate, but can’t do it; perhaps, it’s just not for me.” I have heard this so many times over the years from my yoga and meditation students. It always makes me smile because I know that everyone can meditate. It’s just that they have not found a ‘way in’ that works for them.My first attempt to meditate was back in ‘93 when I was going through a difficult divorce. I had just finished my PhD and was a lecturer in the Electronic Engineering Department at the University by day and an engineering consultant at night. These two jobs along with the details of my divorce created so much turmoil in me that my only respite from it all was the 5 hours of dead sleep from sheer exhaustion each night. Finally, an acquaintance suggested that I learn how to meditate as a way of finding some inner peace. At that point, I would have tried anything, so I found a meditation instructor who offered private lessons. However, even after many sessions, I was always too exhausted to stay awake and fell asleep every time. Finally, after a few months, I stopped meditating altogether. I felt a sense of disappointment, and promised myself I’d try meditation again someday.