walks out on the high wire over empty space, sways above the
breathless crowd, defies the law of gravity. . . .
successful living of a life can be compared to walking across
a high wire.
indispensable quality needed is balance.
balanced self is the well-integrated self. A harmonious
combination of all the constructive elements of personality
makes the self whole.
balanced self practices moderation, avoids extremes, follows
the maxim "Not anything too much."
balanced self meets the challenges of life with
equanimity. It is neither exalted by success nor
dejected by failure. It meets despair with hope and
climbs the heights with humility.
balanced self maintains mental equilibrium. It has ideals
without illusions. It separates fact from fancy.
It keep a level head.
balanced self is mature. It considers everything from a
grown-up viewpoint balanced by a child's simplicity.