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In the latest edition of Interviews with Introverts, I chat with Yong Kang Chan, from Nerdy Creator. In this interview, you'll learn how writing and blogging have helped him to develop as a creative and an individual.
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Interviews with Introverts: Yong Kang Chan, from Nerdy Creator

In the latest edition of Interviews with Introverts, I chat with Yong Kang Chan, from Nerdy Creator. Through this interview, you’ll learn how writing and blogging have helped him to develop as a creative and an individual. The birth of the internet has been one of the biggest blessings to introverts. It has provided us […]

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Introverts, from Michelle Hickey Design

In this post, you’ll find a round-up of twelve holiday gift ideas for introverts. Best of all, these are all under $100 USD, so you can grab an extra one for yourself if you see something you love. Quick shopping links: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I earn a small […]

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How can you find more energy when you are an introvert? In this post, you’ll find a two-part approach to uncovering untapped power, so you can find time to do more of what you love. Why are we so tired? “I just want to nap,” and “I just want to sit on the couch,” are […]

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Are you wondering how you can give presentations when you're an introvert? In this article, you'll find four tips to help you become an inspiring speaker, without changing who you are. // from Michelle Hickey Design #introverts #presentationskills

Are you wondering how you can give presentations when you’re an introvert? In this article, you’ll find four tips to help you become an inspiring speaker, without changing who you are. I had something really exciting happen last weekend and that was getting the opportunity to present at Florida Blog Con. Believe it or not, […]

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Are you dreading your next group trip? In this post and video, you’ll find four tips on how to survive family vacations when you’re an introvert. // from Michelle Hickey Design // #introvertlife #introverts #traveltips

Are you dreading your next group trip? In this post and video, you’ll find four tips on how to survive family vacations when you’re an introvert. When we think “vacation,” we think fun, relaxing, recharging. But for an introvert, some trips can feel more stressful than staying at home. Especially when you’re traveling with family […]

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Email is still the best marketing platform, but are you catering to a 2023 audience? Here are tips for designing an email newsletter your readers will look forward to opening. As a long-time internet creator, I feel I’m constantly defending the original platforms. Blogging isn’t dead! Bring back the old Instagram! Email marketing still rules! […]

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Ten content prompts to engage your audience - from Michelle Hickey Design

Whether it’s a like, share, comment, or message, every interaction is an opportunity to grow your digital brand. In this post you’ll find ten genuine content prompts to engage your audience. Includes examples and fill in the blank text that you can copy/paste.

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Personality tests are more than fun indulgences. They are essential tools designed to help you understand your strengths, spot weaknesses, and differentiate your work. As the online world crowds, and it’s becoming increasingly challenging to stand out, personality tests for creatives are more crucial than ever. Overcoming a creative block Like many of you, the […]

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In this post, I give an update on my book writing journey and share how acting the part can help you stay the course as you pursue a creative dream. We all have creative dreams. Maybe yours is to see your work in an art gallery, host a retreat, write a screenplay, or design a […]

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For creatives, books, movies, and television are both a source of entertainment and inspiration for our projects. Or at least that's the excuse I give when people ask, "how do you find the time to watch/read so many things?" Here's a list of the books, tv shows, movies, documentaries, and podcasts I most enjoyed in [...]

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An elder millennial, I learned graphic design the old-fashioned way, but for the past fifteen years, I’ve practiced those principles in the digital space. The result: content that stands the test of time.

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