Meditating is often described as taming the monkey mind: we each have a giddy monkey chattering away in our head. When we meditate, the "goal" is to start to control the monkey mind, calm the waters, find the space between the chatter and expand that space.
But on occasion, an attempt to meditate can turn your chattering monkey into a crazy drunken monkey being chased by a swarm of bees! Worry not! Surely even Buddha had days like that!?! Here's 5 tips that have helped me and may help you too.