December Cover Feature: Leandro Brandao

“We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That's who we really are.” -Sirius Black

Meet Leandro Brandao! Leandro is one of our copy editors at Life By Design magazine! Without Leandro, the stories that are submitted would only be half told! But editing Life By Design magazine articles isn’t all Leandro does! He is also the owner and founder of Reefalicious aquarium maintenance services. By keeping your aquarium clean and correctly set up, he can save you money, time, and stress, as well as make that aquarium in your house beautiful and healthy!

Leandro has had his own experiences dealing with severe anxiety, stress, and depression. Which in turn helped Leandro develop the necessary skills in transforming into a serial author with intents on speaking to help everyone through their battle of stress and anxiety, to ultimately build that confidence everyone needs to succeed.

Leandro is ecstatic that he has had the opportunity to work with Life By Design and impact so many lives, including his own! Now Leandro gets to build his credibility as an editor in San Diego’s only print entrepreneur magazine at 18 years old! One of Leandro’s favorite parts of working with Life By Design magazine is getting to hear all the different stories he can learn from authors just like you. As an 18-year-old entrepreneur, he loves learning every life lesson he can, which in turn, helps him find himself in a little bit in everyone's stories.

Leandro has an amazing story, and through his life experiences has learned to build multiple successful businesses and publish four books at only 18 years old! Through his life, the most important thing he has kept is to always look for the light inside of you. He says to remember that after a hurricane, there is always a rainbow! So don’t forget to look for that rainbow!

Right now Leandro is creating his speech to impact those around him! Leandro loves to share his experiences and hardships to ultimately build a more confident you. He wants to help rid the anxiety and stress that is rampant in the world, one person at a time!

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Instagram: @Mr_Brandao