Category Archives: Claire’s Articles

These articles are written or referenced by Claire Scott, Ph.D.

Toss off a Song

by Claire N. Scott, Ph.D. A few years ago I had the following dream: I am in a line of people and we are all walking single file into a lake.  There is no hurry.  Everyone is calm and moving easily … Continue reading

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The Growth of Soul

Claire N Scott, Ph.D. “The purpose of life is … to grow the soul.”  So says author Christina Baldwin.  (1, p.47).  I agree.  That’s part of my personal myth. Carl Jung, the famous Swiss psychiatrist and contemporary of Freud, said … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH: Scientific Evidence Supports Being Nice To Yourself

By Claire N. Scott, Ph.D. I was delighted to see a recent article in a psychology journal that offers scientific evidence that being nice to ourselves is a more skillful way of dealing with our screw-ups than being hard on … Continue reading

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By Claire N. Scott, Ph.D. One of my father’s favorite sayings was:  “You can do anything if you just put your mind to it.” My father practiced what he preached.  Raised in poverty and having only an eighth grade education, he … Continue reading

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Heaven and Hell and the Evolution of Human Consciousness in One Short Article

      by Claire N. Scott, Ph.D. The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell and a hell of heaven.   This is a quote from John Milton’s Paradise Lost. I use … Continue reading

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