Books about Technology Dependency and Personal Growth

Bestselling author Dr. Gregg Jantz, founder of The Center • A Place of HOPE, has published 30 books on topics ranging from raising children to establishing healthy and happy expectations. The following are a few popular titles by Dr. Gregg Jantz.

1. Raising Boys by Design addresses the impact of technology on children. Published through WaterBrook Press in 2013, the 240-page book evaluates relationships with technology and how disorders like disconnect anxiety can stem from unhealthy reliance on the Internet and wireless tools. Readers will also receive recommendations – derived from both the Bible and science – to integrate in their parenting methods and encourage growth in their sons.

2. Gotta Have It! was released in 2010. The 272-page volume highlights people’s compulsive hunger for wanting more that overshadows the importance of necessities. Guiding readers back to fulfilling true needs, Gotta Have It! teaches steps for obtaining freedom through self-reflection.

3. A 256-page book published through Siloam in 2012, Hooked discusses how the Internet, social media tools, and gadgets sidetrack society. The book leverages relatable real-life examples to reinforce biblical applications that can help individuals avoid dependency on technological outlets.

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