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Canadian author + speaker Christina Crook communicates about technology, humanity, faith & wonder for audiences and publications throughout the world.

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Christina Crook is the award-winning author of The Joy of Missing Out: Finding Balance in a Wired World, which has made her leading voice on human flourishing in the digital age. 

Through her speaking and writing, she reveals how key shifts in our thinking can enable us to draw closer to one another, taking up the good burdens of local work and responsibilities. She writes about the value of focus, making space to create, and the meaning we find in more limited connections. She challenges the Western values of power, control, and success, revealing how wonder, trust, and discipline are central to the experience of being human and the keys to our joy.

The Joy of Missing Out on the Right Things

Christina Crook

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When I began writing my book The Joy of Missing Out five years ago, digital wellness was a fringe idea. People got their backs up when you mentioned the words “phone” and “addiction” in the same sentence. Over the last few years, our understanding of the cost of our digital devices has grown exponentially.⁣⠀
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Today, not a day passes without a new study revealing the true costs of our screen obsession: unprecedented global loneliness, unease and mental distress. Why? Because, while data informs us, relationships form us.⁣⠀
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It turns out we need more than information to make meaning.⁣⠀
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It’s been thrilling for me to watch @brenebrown and @drwillcole (not to mention @westin Hotels and @lululemon ) jump aboard team #JOMO, promoting the choice to choose bigger lives with more joy and fewer screens.⁣⠀
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Let’s get this going, friends. Let’s #experiencejomo. ⁣⠀