Other Passions

Data-driven golf

Data-driven golf by Nancy Knowlton
When I read hard data, I try to learn from it. Surprisingly, many people find new data interesting but they don’t change their ways at all.
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Thoughts about the blog

Thoughts about the blog by Nancy Knowlton
Regularly writing articles for my blog has proven to be an enjoyable and interesting experience. I have lots of material to draw from because of my many years involved in high-level global business dealings.
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Social media is so unsocial

Social media is so unsocial by Nancy Knowlton
Although social media can be fun and educational, it can make for a lonelier experience for people. Social media shouldn’t replace face-to-face interactions with friends and family, since we need that to be healthy and happy.
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If you’re going to lie, tell a whopper

If you’re going to lie, tell a whopper by Nancy Knowlton
It’s surprising how many limitations and lower expectations are placed on people as they age. Setting our own expectations about what we can and should be able to do is a good first step to destroying those limitations.
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I choosed a good choice

I choosed a good choice by Nancy Knowlton
Happiness, it turns out, comes from a collection of a small, pleasant events, experienced on a daily basis. The more good interactions we have, the happier we are. Happiness is cumulative, and frequency trumps intensity.
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The beauty of sleep

The beauty of sleep by Nancy Knowlton
Getting a good night’s sleep is fundamental to good health. It took me years to realize this, but I’m a convert today.
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We to me. Really?

We to me. Really? by Nancy Knowlton
I wonder about the shift from "we" to "me." I’m doubtful that our society can sustain itself if we don’t seek a balance of giving and taking.
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Washing hands – a health fundamental

Washing hands – a health fundamental by Nancy Knowlton
Washing hands is something we expect everyone to do, but surprisingly that’s not the case. It’s amazing how this one simple practice can reduce the transmission of disease.
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