Before I decided to help other high-achievers to discover and share their own light, I lit hotels and restaurants with chandeliers and recessed lighting.

I was a lighting designer and in our culture, being a designer classified me as a “CREATIVE”.  


But here’s the thing.  You don't have to know how to draw or play an instrument to be “creative”!

It gets me fired up when I hear people say that they’re not creative.


Not too long ago, my partner Glen said to me, “I’m not creative.”

I called bullsh*t right away!

I said to him “you bake sourdough bread now!  You never knew how to before. That’s being creative.”

Glen replied with, “That’s not creative.  I just follow a recipe!” 

“That’s still creative!  You created something from nothing!” I argued back.


A few weeks later, his belief about himself had changed.  

He started to change out ingredients in his recipes and cooking without recipes!

He allowed his creativity to come through and shine.  


To be creative means to be able to stretch your mind to do something new and different.

You possess skills to problem solve by applying knowledge and imagination.

Creatives also produce something that is valued or has worth to others.


We all possess these qualities.

We are all creatives.  


Need proof?

Look at what children can do!  

They are constantly stretching their minds and showing us what they’ve made.


Children are energetic because they share their gifts, their light. 

They grow and evolve every moment they create.


Guess what?  You were once a child and you cannot lose your ability to create. 

How do you gain more fulfillment in your life?  Allow the child in you to stay alive!

Focus your energy to CREATE.


Stop telling yourself “I can’t”.  This only dims your light.


Instead, ask yourself 




We all have gifts to share.

Allow yourself to shine.


Live freely always XO,

Vanessa Leung


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Vanessa Leung is a Certified Life and Wellness Coach, Speaker, Blogger, Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Reiki energy practitioner and the founder of 80/20 Living & Co.

Mindset is everything!  Clearing over 30 years of doubt, guilt and fear, Vanessa is a living example of what the power of the mind can do.  Through mind training and practicing self-compassion, she self-healed her symptoms of depression, eczema, cystic acne, fatigued adrenals and poor gut health.  She lives a life of abundance based on LOVE vs. FEAR.

Vanessa’s purpose is to create awareness and share her self-healing tools to help high-achieving business owners to drop their "I WANT TO but I CAN’T” identity, live their truth and unleash their infinite potential for greatness.

Vanessa teaches a practical and simple solution to work through the root cause of all distractions.  Her clients learn how to build a strong resilient mindset so they can effectively work through any doubt, guilt or fear they face on a daily basis so they can focus their time and energy on serving others while living a fulfilled and healthy life.


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