Pono is a Hawaiian word that means to do what is right, to live with balance, to act with honor, and to cultivate a sense of harmony with oneself, others, and the environment.
Pono Publishing, a subsidiary of BelowTheFold.com, is a voice-over and book publishing business founded by Lauren Croom. Our mission is to use the power of storytelling to promote mental health and self-help for young people and marginalized communities. As a writer and voice-over artist with over a decade of experience in personalized customer support, audio/video production, multimedia print design, information technology/quality assurance, team management, sales, public speaking, and stage/on-camera acting, Lauren brings a unique skill set to the table. At Pono Publishing, we believe that everyone has a story to tell, and we strive to create engaging and informative content that fosters connection and empathy while building bridges between diverse communities.