Along with eye colour, height and dimples; the fears that our parents have can be passed down to us, through our DNA. In fact, there has been a lot of neuro research on this subject of inherited fear.
You see when we stop running around on auto pilot, when we stop chasing the more, we begin to notice that there is a world of wounder right under our feet. We find just a bit more contentment in the small things. We become aware of our deepest desires.