Whether we are aware of it or not, from the moment we wake up in the morning to the moment we drift off to sleep we experience an opera of emotions. Our emotions are the filter of how we perceive the world around us. Behind just about everything we do there is an emotion attached and often the things we do and the decisions we make are led by our emotions. When we are anxious or worried, we are less likely to take risks. When we are elated or excited, we are more likely to make decisions that overlook the risks. ..