The practice of Zen meditation is a subset of the Buddhist tradition that originated in China during the time of the Tang dynasty. This form of meditation was strongly influenced by Taoism. It spread from China to other parts of Asia, including Japan, Vietnam and Korea.
Zen meditation offered as part of psychotherapy services provides a practical way to relax the mind, it is directly linked to a number of key health benefits. These include improved mental health. People suffering from night terrors, disturbed sleep and insomnia will find Zen meditation very helpful. To take advantage of Zen’s therapeutic benefits, one needs to meditate just before retiring to bed.
A clear, calm mind is significantly sharper and more tuned to the surroundings. In addition, it performs better when it comes to creativity. This is in direct contrasts to a restless mind that finds it difficult to focus and decipher meaning from patterns.