So, you say a really want a closer relationship with Him. Your soul (mind, will, emotions) and your spirit (wisdom, communion, conscience) says yes, but your body (bone, blood, scenes) is a little hesitate. Here is an exercise or practice that will start you that direction.
Day one, take your smart phone or smart watch an set it to go off every hour in vibrate mode. This serves as a reminder to stop and give Him praise. I can hear the but…s to this, just trust me and read further to really understand how you will get to your goal. Some of the excuses are: I have to work and I can not stop to say thanks, I am talking to a co-worker, I am in the middle of an argument with my spouse, I have to wash the clothes. Instead while whatever is happening give a praise.
I have to work and I can not stop to say thanks . . .Thank you for allowing me to have a job
I am talking to a co-worker . . . . . . . . . . . . .Thank you for giving me the opportunity to witness
I am in the middle of an argument with my spouse . . Thank you for my spouse
I have to wash the clothes . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thank you for the machines to make my job be easier
You now understand how this works in all things give Him praise. 1 Peter 4:11
Day two, start out by asking the Holy Spirit to be with you today. At the end of the day compare the difference between the two days. I bet you will see a big one. After this reset you devise to vibrate every thirty minutes, as you progress go down to every ten minutes. Do not forget to invite Him first and put on the whole armor of G_d. Ephesians 6:10-18