Mode of Being
The error in your approach is that the tool that you are using to understand the world cannot help you understand Understanding. Wrong means, wrong outcome.
The picture is the Light contacting the screen, Consciousness in contact with mind, appearance. When attention shifts from the screen to Consciousness, the spell of the world is broken.
Put these words into practice, not as a practice, but rather as a mode of being. It is what really matters and is what separates the earnest from those less so. As such, my words are only for the fittest ears.
For the rest, a constancy of conscious communion is best.