Reflection: Balance and See-Saws

Does my life look like a balance or a see-saw? How can I balance between different responsibilities? And how did Jane Austen and her characters do it?

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William Cowper: Joy and Depression, Glimmers of Light in the Midst of Darkness

Jane Austen’s beloved poet, William Cowper, suffered from depression most of his life, but still, through diligent struggle, found moments of joy. How did he do it?