I gave up years ago on the concept that you could actually have balance in your life, I think it's a phantom chase.
Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.
What we have to do is strike a balance between the idea that government should do everything and the idea, the belief, that government ought to do nothing. Strike a balance.
Doubt can motivate you, so don't be afraid of it. Confidence and doubt are at two ends of the scale, and you need both. They balance each other out.
I always try to balance the light with the heavy - a few tears of human spirit in with the sequins and the fringes.