You're an overachiever looking for more joy and time freedom, but you constantly feel overwhelmed by obstacles, undervalued at home, and unfulfilled at work...

Interviewer for your dream job:
"Where do you see yourself
in the next 5 years?"

You: ...

STOP OVERTHINKING IT

Are you ready to go from where you are to where you want to be?
It is my mission to help you reconnect to your vision so that you begin to THINK BIG about your future! I help you redefine your purpose, refine your gift, and release your hidden potential - without distraction, procrastination, and fear of failure or success.
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ENVISION YOUR VALUES

Young Designer

vision

Enjoy the Moment

self-image

Slow Dance

commitment

Happy Family

accountability

Relaxing in Pool

transformation

NURTURE YOUR FUTURE

START WORKING IT

I'll teach you how to use my ALIGN TO SHINE strategy to determine your goals, develop your vision, discover your purpose, and deploy your gift. I'll help you to create a clear map to achieve your dreams and put every ounce of fear of the unknown, self-doubt, and worry about your future to rest once and for all!
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A little bit about

VANESSA A SIMMONS

Vanessa A. Simmons is a first-generation Ghanaian-American portrait photographer who authored the Normalize Breastfeeding movement in 2014. She's a former lactation educator counselor and a 2x Best Selling Author. She activates her gift of vision through speaking and writing to transform the mindset of parents and perinatal advocates, teaching them to ambitiously pursue their dreams while simultaneously prioritizing joy and rest as they walk in purpose, uplift their family, and serve their community. She is a 40-year-old woman, a wife of 16 years, and a work-from-homeschool mom of three children. Life has always been pretty challenging and she plans to keep it that way! She likes watching the sunset, listening to audio books, walking her ultra-girly pitbull pup, and practicing jiu-jitsu with her husband and children in sunny San Diego. She loves cooking delicious meals and helping other black mothers practice their present joys while planning for their future. Most of all, she enjoys a good belly laugh!

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WHAT CLIENTS SAY

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Dr. Tyra Gross, Ph.D

"Vanessa is a gifted coach and sister and really pours her heart and soul into this work. "

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Erika Watson-Lawson, RD & Doula

Vanessa's VISA method for problem solving and opportunity processing gave me the confirmation I needed to move forward and feel confident about my decisions.

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Aisha Tatum, Coach

Vanessa is a gem. Working with her has helped me focus, have more structure and has helped me to stay on track with the goals I've set."

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ANNA FORSBERG, DOULA

I signed up for the class trusting that I would get some practical skills on how to procure visuals for my business. And yes, I got those but what I didn't expect was for Vanessa to give me permission to envision an even bigger and better version of my business. After just an hour, I had an entirely transformed vision that I am still pretty in awe of. I highly recommend Vanessa's courses to any entrepreneur looking to push themselves to the next level. Or in my case, 10 levels!

FEED YOUR DREAM

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OVERCOMING FEAR WITH TUNNEL VISION

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