Category Archive: Inspiration

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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Capturing the Fall, In Six Words

Two autumn photographs. I’ve written a six-word story for the first one. I’m asking readers to write a six-word story for the second photo. I’m looking for different perspectives from people who are… Continue reading

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Empowering Oneself Alone: An Introvert’s Happy Place

Finding joy spending time with yourself. How do you spend your alone time?

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Reaching “The Other Side” with Practice

Throughout my life, I always wanted to “swim out to the log” or “swim to the dock” but I held back because of my anxiety and fear of drowning. I admired the brave… 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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“Something about Mary: Guts, Glory & the Grouse Grind”

A true story of perseverance, change, and empowerment: How I confronted procrastination and middle age with an authentic “F*CK THAT” attitude by fighting for who I am.

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