Historically, the age at which one became an adult was tied to the age at which one could serve the army: originally 21, lowered to 18 when the need for soldiers escalated as a result of WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. I think it is less the number of years one has lived, and more the maturity one has achieved, that makes someone an adult. This site provides a curriculum for someone who wants to be a mature adult.
Schools today teach knowledge without explaining why you should learn or what the context is with respect to your life, I provide this context.
- Understand the world on its own.
- Understand yourself on your own.
- Understand yourself in relation to the world.
- Understand yourself in relation to others.
For Mental and Emotional Health
- Know yourself, Understand yourself, Accept yourself, Be yourself. (Empathy, and Learn to manage your Wheel of Emotions)
- Know someone else, Understand someone else, Accept someone else. (Empathy)
- Develop Communication (Social) skills and Relationship skills in order to develop relationships with others. (And make the world a better place: Julian Treasure Ted Talk)
- Build up Self Worth to handle honest criticism.
- Achieve Self-Awareness
- Work to achieve Physical Health, Mental and Emotional Health, Intellectual Health, Spiritual Health. Same steps as Getting Out of Depression