I think being so bad at meditating, but frustrating myself by trying it anyway every day, was actually hindering me. (Don't let that stop you, though, unless you get highly upset about it like I did.)
Anyway, today I didn't attempt to do any meditating. But I did take a nice, pleasant nap...and had a dream (first one i really remembered in over a week). I even almost got lucid...sort of. The way that happened is a little odd so I'll share:
Toward the end of the dream, Me and a high-school friend are walking through a room, me following him. I have been dreaming probably 30 mins at this point, with no awareness of dreaming at all. Now, following Mike, I think to myself "Hmm, I should probably tell Mike we're dreaming." Strange, because I didn't know myself until I got to the end of that thought! Because of the thought, the realization came, but I think I was already waking up, because now everything is black and I'm screaming (in my head) "Clarity Now! Clarity Now!"
I think at this point though, I had already woken up, and was just mentally screaming at the back of my eyelids.
It's something though!! Still a little exciting.