Category Archive: Perseverance

She Cartwheeled Into My Life & Made Me A Superstar

Drawing inspiration from childhood memories. Here’s a goodie. Hope you enjoy. https://medium.com/age-of-empathy/she-cartwheeled-into-my-life-15fb95b73266?sk=49f1ec83a87805ea8a0407d5eecb1ae1 This was published in Age of Empathy on Medium. “At Age of Empathy, we are seeking high-quality creative non-fiction and personal… Continue reading

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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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Messy Writing, The Mean Teacher & A Scared Little Girl

Published in Inspired Writer. Based on a true story inspired by my 1979/80 Grade 4 teacher. I love drawing memories from childhood. When I’m writing out these types of memoirs, it takes me… Continue reading

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My First Race on Snowshoes: The Avalanche & the Bum Slide

Published in “In Fitness and In Health” on Medium. I’ve been waiting to submit to this fitness publication for a few months, but I couldn’t figure out which story to write for them.… 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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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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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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“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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