While there are many meanings for this word, including an organization, an energy, and a style of meditation, zen, as it relates to stress management, can be described as a mental state achieved through meditation
where ones intellectual brain and internal dialogue are silent. You can achieve this zen state of mind through certain types of meditation, through repetitive non-verbal activity,through completely focusing on physical sensations
, or through being completely mindful of current activities and in the now. This state of mind is a great remedy for stress.