Category Archive: Exercise

The “Click Moment” of Exercise: The Click is sudden but when you get it, it empowers you

After 3 rejections (last fall) from one of the biggest publications on Medium, “The Ascent,” they finally accepted one of my fitness articles. I wanted to give up submitting there, but I decided… Continue reading

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Facebook Friends with Fitness Benefits: Leading 21 Friends through the Pandemic. No strings attached.

Published on In Fitness and In Health on Medium. This story touches on my personal fitness journey for the past two years, from walking my first 10,000 steps to entering the 2020 Ms… Continue reading

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Reaching The Other Side: Braving cold waters, one swim at a time.

Published in “Modern Parent” on Medium. My writing journey on Medium continues. Looking back at my stories so far on the platform since November, there seems to be a theme developing with the… Continue reading

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About Me – Mary Chang Story Writer: How to Introduce Yourself on Medium

“Tell the world who you are.” – Quy Ma, Editor, “About Me Stories” Published in “About Me Stories” on Medium. Quy Ma created this fabulous, fast-growing publication called “About Me Stories” for new… Continue reading

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I’m 50—fabulous or f*cked? Giving the middle finger to middle age.

Published in “The Haven” on Medium. As part of my writing journey, I’ve been challenging myself to write in different genres on Medium, and I’ve been working on this humor piece for the… Continue reading

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Featured in Elephant Journal: “Finding Self-Empowerment Through Community & Headstand” by Mary Chang

Self-empowerment through words and headstands. The power of perseverance and encouragement.

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Contest Update: Voting for the Underdog, a “Real Ordinary Person” to be on the Cover of a Fitness Magazine in a 2020 International Competition

Voting for the Underdog: How Voting Really Works Behind the Scenes & My First Time Experience Entering an International Fitness Competition

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Want to see a “Real Ordinary Person” Featured on the Cover of a Fitness Magazine?

Voting for the Underdog: I made it to the TOP 10 in an international contest for Hers, Ms Health & Fitness Magazine!

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The Joy of Playing Outside

Sunlight, forests and oceans are gifts for living life, making human connection and exploring the vibrance of Earth’s beauty. I play and exercise outside whenever I can. It lifts my spirit and makes… Continue reading

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Going with my Gut in Six

Sometimes an urge overcomes me and I want to play the way children do instinctively; without holding myself back. I’m tempted to act, but don’t because of fear, nerves or risk of embarrassment.… Continue reading

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