If you don't pray often then it might be hard for you to understand how it might increase your spirituality and how it's an avenue for you to have one on one time with God by talking to him. Prayer is a wonderful gift that God has chosen to give us because it is through prayer that we can be lifted far above our personal problems, the distractions of this world and all the wounds we have suffered along the way. The world in which we live in has a way of wounding our souls. So if we have a way in which we can get in touch with God, we are going to have a way in which we can find hope and prayer will give us that hope, that comfort and a sense that we belong somewhere in this universe.
There are a lot of people today who simply do not understand prayer itself and they may find themselves without any words to say when they feel like they need to talk to God. To get over that feeling you need to understand that prayer in it's simplest form is a conversation with God, no different than a conversation that you might have with a friend or family member. You need to understand that God wants you to talk to Him but it's up to you to make the first move. There is no reason to be afraid to talk to Him because He already knows who you are and completely understands you and He just wants you to get to know Him and you can do that through prayer.
To begin praying, it's important that you find a position in which you personally feel the most comfortable. It is true that in traditional prayer of the church that you generally kneel during prayer. However, it's more important to God that you feel at ease and comfortable when you go to talk to Him, so if kneeling is not for you, then don't do it.
It will be easier for you if you know what you are going to be praying or talking about to God when the time comes, a good way to go about praying is to follow these five simple things in the order that they are in: