Yes, meditation works. Dharana is concentration and Dhayan is meditation. So what we usually read and practice is Dharana(concentration). Meditation in real sense does happen by itself, if all mental obstacles are removed.
If we have multi-pronged approach, we may succeed in achieving state of mediation. It is a long term process, requiring regular practice of yoga, living ethically, learning. Learning from a master is the best. However one may try www.anmolmehta.com . This website is linked with blog;. So regular update is done. One may ask questions as well.
Under the word yoga, Kundalini yoga, you will find many websites.
thank-you ill lok into it.
I meditate everyday! Sometimes I will meditate up to an hour. If you have a hard time clearing your mind, try meditating with music. There is a great varity of music on youtube. You can upload a few video's on your play lists and play them one after another without any interruptions.
hmmm that does sound interesting i just cant seem to hold still for that long
It takes time and a lot of hard work to clear the mind. Once you get the hang of it, you will be able to do it with no problems. The mind loves to fill itself up with chatter.