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My Brain Has Too Many Tabs Open Tanya Goodin

My Brain Has Too Many Tabs Open By Tanya Goodin

My Brain Has Too Many Tabs Open by Tanya Goodin

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Digital detox expert and tech therapist Tanya Goodin is on a mission to help us have a healthier relationship with our electronics. Here, she collects hours of conversations to form a fascinating compendium of everyday problems we all struggle with, plus solutions to stop them taking over lives.

My Brain Has Too Many Tabs Open Summary

My Brain Has Too Many Tabs Open: Untangle Your Relationship with Tech by Tanya Goodin

'Are you tired of feeling overwhelmed by your digital life? Do you long for a healthier, happier relationship with technology? Look no further. In this captivating self-help toolkit, Goodin expertly navigates the complexities of our digital age, offering invaluable insights, thought-provoking dilemmas, and practical solutions to help you reclaim control.' Vex King

For anyone who has lost their way in the online world, digital detox expert Tanya Goodin offers a tech-versus-life toolkit to deal with the escalating consequences of harmful habits.

This book examines 24 personal stories of people wrestling with common technology problems, from a little girl yearning for her mother to put down her phone, to a taxi driver concerned about his son's gaming addiction.

Learn how to recognise and label dependent behaviours - both of yourself and others - and find simple, easy solutions in this book.

My Brain Has Too Many Tabs Open Reviews

'Tanya Goodin's new book is informative, alarming and galvanising.'

* Daily Telegraph *

'Better interact with the digital world to get the benefits without the anxiety.'

* Psychologies *

About Tanya Goodin

Tanya Goodin is an author and expert commentator on digital detox, children using screens, digital addiction, tech dependency and work:life balance. She has appeared on BBC Breakfast, Sky News, CCTV (China State TV), ITN London News, BBC R4 'Today' Programme, BBC Woman's Hour, the ITV National News, and the BBC World Service. Her articles can be found in The Guardian, London Evening Standard, Marie Claire, The Daily Mail and The Sun. Tanya is the founder of digital wellbeing movement Time To Log Off (@timetologoff), which runs digital detox retreats for adults and coordinates UK Unplugging Day, and is a consultant for schools, couples, parents and companies of all sizes. Her podcast 'It's Complicated' examines our relationship with our smartphones and includes inspiring guests such as Nikita Gill, Cal Newport, Hinge CEO Justin McLeod and Love Islander Dr Alex George.

Follow Tanya on Twitter @tanyagoodin and on Instagram @timetologoff, and visit her websites and

Table of Contents

Introduction p. 6
How to Use This Book p. 10

Chapter 1. Loving
Stories about what our tech habits are doing to our relationships.
1. On TechnoferenceIt's like she's in a bubble
2. On Sharenting He embarrasses me
3. On Catfishing Like trying to stop a ship full of holes sinking
4. On Fake News/MisinformationHe believes all this stuff
5. On PhubbingThere are three of us in this relationship
6. On PhadulteryIt's not cheating
7. On Digital LegaciesLike visiting a place we used to hang out
8. On Flaky FriendsThe loneliness is an ache

2. Living
Stories about what our tech habits are doing to our lives.
1. On Comparison CultureBJ Fogg
2. On Multi-ScreeningMy brain has too many tabs open
3. On GamingHe's thrown away everything
4. On Trolling No-one wants to listen to you
5. On Vampire ShoppersIt doesn't feel like real money
6. On The Quantified SelfIt completely dominates our lives
7. On Smombies *@%&!
8. On Consulting Dr Google/CyberchondriaDoctors are so busy

3. Learning
Stories about what our tech habits are doing to our work, and our brains.
1. On Tech-Life BalanceI get my best ideas after midnight
2. On DoomscrollingLike falling down a rabbit hole
3. On ClicktivismHashtags are so lazy
4. On NomophobiaWhat if someone needs me?
5. On Filter BubblesWho are all these people?
6. On Elephants in the ZoomDo they think we can't hear them?

Epilogue: How to Be A Good Digital Citizen, a manifesto p. 210
Endnotes p. 216
Resources p. 218
Glossary p. 220
Index p. 222
Acknowledgements & About the Author p. 224

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My Brain Has Too Many Tabs Open: Untangle Your Relationship with Tech by Tanya Goodin
Quarto Publishing PLC
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