Chapter 5. WHAT ARE YOUR ANCHORS?

 

"The biggest problem with most people of today is that they don't stand for anything. Values provide directions. If you don't stand for something, you fall for everything."

 
 --DON SHULA, HEAD COACH OF MIAMI DOLPHINS

What are your anchors? By that I mean the values, the mood, the emotions and the states you most enjoy being in. What does it take to make you happy?

I have met a number of people who have gone through a health scare and afterwards have found peace within themselves. I have asked them what difference the event made to them and some of them have explained that it took the scare of nearly losing everything to make them realize just what was important to them.

Now, without putting yourself through a near-death ...

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