Meditation techniques are limitless. Taking out the garbage can be a technique, recognizing emotions as they begin is a technique, sitting in one-pointedness is one as well.
Another is softening and opening in kindness to the true vulnerability of being human.
* A hint to those reading this post: if your inclination is to move-on and not do this meditation, then you really need this meditation. If your inclination is a smile of understanding, then you will experience additional layers within this meditation.