Christina Crook



Christina Crook is an award-winning author and TEDx speaker whose commentary on technology and our daily lives has appeared in the New York Times, Psychology Today, Women's Health, Times of India, NPR, CBC Radio, AARP, CTV, Global TV, Utne Reader, Sirius XM New York and more.

In 2012 she disabled the data on her smartphone, turned off her email and said goodbye to the Internet for 31 days. This experience, chronicled as the project, Letters from a Luddite, garnered international media attention and fuelled Christina's passion for exploring the intersection of technology, relationships and joy.

Christina's must-read wellness book, The Joy of Missing Out: Finding Balance in a Wired World, has made her a leading voice on a more human relationsh

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“There are 2.5 quintillion bits of information added to the Internet every day. As a result, each time we access the Web, we are offered something new, a shot of dopamine: a like! a share! an email! a purchase! Our egos are bolstered, our nervous energy absorbed. While ideas can spark online, it’s more often through face-to-face conversations, sketches in our source books, extended hours lost in a project or even in sleep, that ideas grow legs.”
Christina Crook, The Joy of Missing Out: Finding Balance in a Wired World

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