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  1. 7/27/2012
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    We were in Alaska last week and me and my entire family were totally off line. No internet, no cell phone, no “nothing”. It was so refreshing to actually have my kids full attention, and they mine, and to just simply be in the moment. Have a wonderful time, be in the moment, and enjoy. It sounds like one of those great events that we all should experience at least once!

  2. I couldn’t agree more. I’m trying to be mindful of how much information I allow into my mind each day. It’s so easy to get overloaded. I hope you have a wonderful time at the potluck!

  3. 7/28/2012
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    Thanks for such an enlightening post Brooke! I can’t wait to hear more about this fabulous weekend back east!

  4. Oh, fabulous, enjoy the downtime and the quality time with all those great people!

  5. […] two years in a row. If I made a mistake, it was trying to compare it to last year. To paraphrase Brooke, I needed to be mindful of the moment. Well, maybe I had a hunch that would be what I remembered […]

  6. 7/31/2012
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    Ah! Potlucks are amazing – have fun. BTW – your Big Summer Potluck links don’t work.

  7. 7/31/2012
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    I have been learning a lot about mindfulness lately, and it’s funny how little I knew about such an important practice. I worry for my generation, who hasn’t known life without television, video games, and internet.

  8. […] my talk on Mindfulness in the Digital Age, I shared about how early on in my blogging career, I lost myself in the constant stream of social […]

  9. […] Brooke’s talks on mindfulness and recognizing the moments that sparked your Big Idea really resonated with me. It’s something that applies to everyone, anyone who feels stress, a full or busy life. It made me think about where I’m going next and how my choices fit into my bigger picture. […]

  10. […] had the honor of being a keynote speaker at The Big Summer Potluck. I thoroughly enjoyed seeing my new internet BFF Maggy Keet and speak […]

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