Do the benefits of your practice have a positive effect on your life? What are the aspects of your life that are important to you that you would like to improve?
If you can create a ‘ritual’, it will help you to create this new habit.
Be comfortable, but not too comfortable. An upright spine is important.
Keeping a journal is a great way to stay engaged with your practice. You can deepen your practice by acknowledging what happens on a daily basis.
My advice is to just sit…. hold out… wait for the stillness. Sometimes you can sit and you think from start to finish and other times you find stillness shortly after sitting.