Category Archive: Inspiration

Rockstars, Escorts & My Superpower

This was my entry for the 2021 Medium Writing Challenge for the “work category.” There were four categories for the contest (Death, Space, Re-entry & Work). Judging is still in process and Medium… Continue reading

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6 Word Photo Story Summer Challenge: Can you tell a story in 6 words inspired by a photo?

One of my writing challenges for JUNE was to write and publish 16 photo stories in SNAPSHOTS on Medium. In doing so, I was awarded a Top Writer in Photography badge! I’m loving… Continue reading

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She Cartwheeled Into My Life & Made Me A Superstar

Drawing inspiration from childhood memories. Here’s a goodie. Hope you enjoy. This was published in Age of Empathy on Medium. “At Age of Empathy, we are seeking high-quality creative non-fiction and personal essays.… Continue reading

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Empowering Oneself Alone: An Introvert’s Happy Place

I can never write enough about the powerful benefits of alone time. How do you spend your alone time?

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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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Life Lessons from the Crow: More than Just a Yoga Pose. On Parenting, Writing & Perseverance

Published in “Inspired Writer” on Medium. An article doesn’t always get published on the first try. I’ve been working on this “crow pose” story on and off for the past few weeks and… Continue reading

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How Mastering a Headstand Improved My Writing

Turning Upside Down to Turn Yourself Around. If you’re a personal friend of mine, you’ll know that I love doing headstands—everywhere I go! Not only is headstand self-empowering, this pose offers great physical… Continue reading

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