Category Archive: Self-empowerment

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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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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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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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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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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