We can’t do zazen unless we are honest. Zazen itself teaches us that. Without honesty, zazen won’t happen. Nothing will move through us, we’ll go to sleep or feel stagnant or sit there lost in thought.
Most of the inquiries I get are about energetic problems people are having. Sometimes it shows up as headaches or anxiousness or energetic sensitivity or breathing problems. Or it can present as stomach issues, shaking, abrupt temperature changes in the body, insomnia, or a deep need to discover the meaning of life.