We’ve been covering meditation for a while on Lifehack.org and don’t really get sick of good meditation articles.
This one from Tejvan Pettinger for PickTheBrain.com covers the benefits of meditating regularly and how to get into it as a beginner. Even on the most basic level, meditation is beneficial. The best idea, I think, is not to think of it as religious or spiritual, but rather use it for contemplation and relaxation.
Many people like the idea of meditation, but feel they don’t have enough time. When you really want to do something you can find time. Get up earlier or watch 30 minutes less TV. Meditation requires an investment of time, but clearing the mind makes the the rest of the day more productive. Nothing is better than the feeling of inner peace. What is the point in being tremendously busy but unable to enjoy it?
4 Powerful Reasons to Meditate and How To Get Started - [PickTheBrain]