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Valo aims to be a hub for inspiration, reflection and creativity.
We spread the word through social media, as well as through our blog, kindling, and monthly journal, stovepipe.
We are also in the process of crafting a podcast and writing a book. Stay tuned!
Brene Brown – The power of vulnerability
Cal Newport – Why you should quit social media
Susan Cain – The power of introverts
Chimamanda Adichie - The danger of a single story
Elizabeth Gilbert - Your Elusive Creative Genius
some of our favorite books...
The Gifts of Imperfection — Brene Brown
The Artist’s Way — Julia Cameron
Grit – Angela Duckworth
The Happiness Project — Gretchen Rubin
Brainstorm — Daniel Siegel
Alone Together — Sherry Turkle
Brian Johnson - Optimize
Krista Tippett - On Being
TED Radio Hour
Connected teens become healthier adults - UPI
How teens today are different from past generations - Greater Good
How do we help teens find their purpose? - Sydney Morning Herald
Teens who desert social media - The Guardian
How to help teens embrace stress - The New York Times
It takes a teenager to help a teenager in crisis - The New York Times