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Does the current state of the world have you feeling stuck? Check out these podcast episodes to inspire your creative work. // From Michelle Hickey Design
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Podcast Episodes to Inspire Your Creative Work

Does the current state of the world have you feeling stuck? Check out these podcast episodes to inspire your creative work. Podcasting has enriched my life and work in so many ways. One of those has been the opportunity to get to know individuals from several different industries, through our interview series called Conversations with […]

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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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The term “starving artist” is quickly going extinct thanks to entrepreneurs like Kori Clark. Though she holds a degree in graphic design, she quickly realized that she missed the joy of using her talents to create art— away from the computer. Kori not only took a step back from creating digital art, but also from […]

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Finding the energy to finish what you started - from MichelleHickeyDesign - Monday

The month of July was a marathon. I hustled, worked nights, weekends and had made so much progress in the plan I had laid out for the summer. In my mind, that work was complete, and I was ready to move forward with new initiatives for the end of the year. In reality, I still […]

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Trying something unfamiliar can be exciting, but often comes with a dose of fear, and can leave you feeling exhausted. This week I experienced a rollercoaster of all those emotions as I took on two new projects that were outside of my comfort zone: publishing my first vlog and preparing to launch a Facebook ad […]

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When you are an entrepreneur, it’s easy to become completely consumed by your work. This article explores solutions for nurturing yourself, becoming more present and defining your life’s intentions. // from MichelleHickey.Design

A big thank you to Holstee for sponsoring this post about mastering the art of mindful living. I learned about the company in 2015 and love what they stand for. Today, I am so excited to be sharing their wonderful monthly subscription that has been impacting me in a big way. As someone who is […]

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A modern maker with a classic approach to design.

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.

I work with clients to craft everything from the ground up, establishing a strong foundation and energizing your visuals with meaning. Impactful content goes beyond what we see. We’re here to make your audience feel.

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