If you would like to learn how to meditate, this 6-class course for beginners provides an excellent introduction. The course includes guided meditations with detailed instruction. You will also be introduced to the philosophy behind meditation, known as the dhamma (dharma).
The method taught in the course is called Vipassana (Insight). It is a type of Buddhist meditation that centers on the breath. It is widely practiced and very accessible.
When you take this course, please give it your undivided attention. Before starting, I recommend finding a quiet place where you will not be disturbed. Best of luck with your meditation practice.