Growing Up, Cleaning Up, and Waking Up

An invitation to explore three developmental processes that can show you exactly what’s required if you want to become a mature adult.

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Let’s talk about Growing Up, Cleaning Up, and Waking Up.

Growing Up, in this article, is defined as being 18. More importantly, it’s also defined as doing what’s necessary to claim for yourself a piece of the American Dream.




Exploring effective ways of becoming your own person in today’s highly complex, seriously challenging world. In particular, examining the specific developmental tasks that are associated with growing up and waking up.

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David Nicoll, Ph.D

David Nicoll, Ph.D

I’m a dad, a reader, writer, and thought partner for individuals looking to improve their lives. My passion is learning and meeting this century’s challenges.

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