A Cookie, Cry & Conversation. Don’t Hold Back: Life lessons during Pandemic

Anyone else feeling “okay” but “not really okay” during the pandemic? I had this conversation with my son during spring break last year. This story is a follow-up to our talk, how the… Continue reading

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Red Shorts, Yellow Tube Tops & the Weird Girl Downstairs and how she became my best friend

I started writing this story in 2018, re-read it this year and fell in love with the “characters” all over again. Segments of this story were written in 2009 retrieved from a different… Continue reading

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How A Village Taught Me To Meditate: An unexpected lesson I learned about my envy of others.

Do you experience envy? I revived and rewrote this story because one of the big takeaways from my “Meditation Challenge” I did last spring is processing how I understood and dealt with a… 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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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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The Dirty Truth Behind My Medium Debut

The Dirty Truth Behind My Medium Debut: Breaking My Virginity with “The Brave Writer” has been published in “The Writer’s Blokke.” After one year of blogging on WordPress, my second year of my… 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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Braving the Weird WordPress World

Braving the Weird WordPress World

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