It seems on paper that meditating should be a relaxing and joyful experience. You get yourself settled, you're prepared to feel relaxed but when you start actually getting into it, you find yourself getting anxious.
The good news is that this is far more common than you might think.
Our resident meditation teacher, Dermot Whelan and clinical hypnotherapist Fiona Brennan took part in a Mind Yourself Now special where they had some top tips on how to overcome those feelings of anxiety and get the best out of meditation.
You can catch these tips by clicking play above.
Dermot runs weekly live meditations on his Instagram, and for more from Fiona, including her weekly Instagram lives, check out The Positive Habit.