Welcome to FDCW's Articles

Welcome to our Articles page, where thought, practice, and insight converge. Here, you’ll find a curated collection of writings that delve into the principles of Universal Education, the transformative power of the 16 Guidelines, and the shared wisdom of our global community. Each piece is a stepping stone to greater understanding and a testament to the power of mindful reflection.

Ethics

What is Equanimity?

Dr Joey Weber developed and validated one of the world’s first psychometric scales that solely focuses on the construct of equanimity. Join Joey in this blog as he takes a look at what equanimity actually is. And how to practice it.

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Ethics

What Compassion Means

Compassion is a word that is in everyday use in the English language, but what does it mean? How does compassion differ from empathy? What can we learn from the definition of compassion and how can we use this knowledge to improve the well-being of others and ourselves?

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Ethics

What Is Happiness?

The pursuit of happiness is an eternal human instinct. We are very familiar with short-term fixes that seem to provide happiness but these quickly fade leaving us feeling empty then we begin the search for the next quick fix. But what if there is another, more lasting kind of happiness?

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How do you teach children compassion?

Young children learn many things in elementary school: mathematics, reading, physical exercise, and so on. But what about emotional skills, altruism, and simple acts of kindness? Can we consider these in child development?

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How much value do you place on happiness?

Many of us believe that the purpose of life is to seek happiness.  We work hard to get the right partner, job, house, car, body, and children so that we will be happy. But after a basic amount, will having greater wealth, success, or sensual pleasure actually mean we experience greater happiness?

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Make a date with delight…

Why is bad news sometimes more compelling than good news? If we can learn to dwell on positive stories and accomplishments we can quickly bring more happiness into the lives of ourselves and others, so why not make a date with delight?

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