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Featured Stories Issue #6

Selected stories from 8,600+ writers supporting 82,000+ readers on ILLUMINATION

image courtesy of Dr Mehmet Yildiz — digitalmehmet.com
image courtesy of Dr Mehmet Yildiz — digitalmehmet.com

Dear Readers,

We are delighted to present these featured stories on ILLUMINATION today. This is our sixth issue. Thank you for your feedback on the previous five issues. We are glad you enjoy our new service.

Today, we compiled a small number of interesting stories covering a broad range of topics.

Thank you for following our publication and reading the stories of our contributing writers. ILLUMINATION now has over 82,200 readers.

Please enjoy these engaging and inspiring stories.

Holly Kellums

Style in Your Eyes | Reader’s Choice
The 7 stories you loved mostmedium.com

Dr Mehmet Yildiz

What I Learned From Experimenting With NADH
NADH Supplement Might Lead To A Longer and Better Lifemedium.com
Has Anyone Seen A Medium Article Dated 1996?
I did today.medium.com

Dew Langrial

Why Not Delete Some Useless Words Before You Hit Publish
Some words are born to be killedmedium.com


A Conversation With My Dog
while going for a walkmedium.com

The Maverick Files

How To Avoid the Hidden Traps of Modern Lifestyle
Small tweaks can help fix our misplaced prioritiesmedium.com

Terry L. Cooper

One Foot in the Grave

Ikram Al Mouaswas

How Nasir Ahmed Changed Your Life
And thankfully, he did so pre COVID-19.medium.com

Richelle Délia, PhD

Why it’s hard to get rich if you don’t come from money
How to become first generation richmedium.com

Tree Langdon

Lome, the Republic of Togo is the saddest country in the world.
It’s a tiny country, in the curve of Africa.medium.com

Bob Jasper

A spiritual experiencemedium.com

Fahri Karakas

Why You Should Read “Guns, Germs, And Steel: The Fates of Human Societies”
by Jared M Diamondmedium.com

I. Trudie Palmer

The Doctor Ordered Frites, Wine, and Sex
Hurry and fill your ordermedium.com

The Orange Gildersleeve

I see everything.medium.com

Sumesh P

How to Create a Udemy Course — Things I Wish I Knew Before!
What I learned as a Udemy instructor. Guidelines and Tips to create a successful Udemy course.medium.com

Daniel Asuquo

The beautiful ones are not yet born
A lesson in patience and disciplinemedium.com


3 Things I Learned About Love in a Mental Clinic
#3 Acceptance is keymedium.com

Alberto Guerrero

10 Costly Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Life Forever
You still got time, but less than you thinkmedium.com

Göktuğ Okumuş

Flea Republic
Time to take a trip!medium.com

Yewande Adeleke

Life Lessons From My First Failed Business
The bigger the failure, the greater the lessonmedium.com

Wanita Isaacs

I refuse to work
A poemmedium.com

Veronika Kaufmann

One Thought a Day from Women — it’s Women’s History Month
Happiest Girls are the prettiest girls ~ Audrey Hepburnmedium.com

Angelina Der Arakelian

How Not Taking Anything Personally Transformed My Life
Understanding that I am not the receiver on every endmedium.com
Why Don’t Writers Have a Dating App?
We have feelings too, you knowmedium.com

Khadejah Jones

3 Ways I Became Extremely Self Aware Last Year
I know who I am now.medium.com

Victoria Ponte

To Not Feel So Alone

Tyana Wolff

How to Improve Your Life Starting Today
Tips on how to become a better youmedium.com

Mr. Huseyin

Why do people pay $ 10 million to buy a watch?
Basic examples to understandmedium.com

Floyd Mori

Accept Rejection And Move On With Hope
It is a part of lifemedium.com

Josie Elbiry

Sorry, I Lied. I Really Want to Drink.
The afternoons are making me feel like someone diedmedium.com

Daniela Marin

How To Get Through A Panic Attack (From a Therapist)
A specialized guide (step by step) from a Licensed Therapistmedium.com

Pat Austin Becker

When Can you Call Yourself a Writer?
It’s not really about money, is it?medium.com

Rina Zhubi

5 Easy Steps To Break The Addiction And Build A Healthy Relationship With Your Phone
You own your phone, not the other way around.medium.com

Amy Culberg

Surf’s Up Neanderthal Dude
He doesn’t sweat the small stuffmedium.com

Maria Rattray

How One Young Woman Chose To Work For Others After Being Sexually Groomed By Her Teacher
This led to her becoming the 2021 ‘Australian Of The Year’medium.com

Jake Meiss

C.S. Lewis on the Dangers of National Repentance
Should we apologize for the wrongdoings of our country?medium.com

Bill Abbate

The 3 Simple Things Needed to Easily Increase Your Productivity for Any Task
How to get things done in your life correctly and on timemedium.com

Nasar Karim

Conversations with a friend
A poemmedium.com

Kara Summers

5 Mindfulness Exercises That Fit Into A Busy Schedule
Simple daily habits that don’t take a lot of time commitmentmedium.com

Sharon Turnoy

My Dream Companion
Beat it, Ken. Barbie’s got someone else now.medium.com

Enne Baker

A Collection of Immaculate Thoughts
A Poemmedium.com

Chloe Paulina Hawes

We Write Poems
Speaking what can’t be spokenmedium.com

Josue Torres

From Studying School Through The Radio to Top Engineer at NASA
The man has worked on all NASA space missions during the last 10 years, including the last mission that reached Mars…medium.com

Linda Kowalchek

Many writers are drawn to Medium to improve their writing skills or build a writing portfolio.
But before they know it, they become sucked in by dreams of making big money in the Partner Program. Soon they forget…medium.com

Sahil Patel

An Open Letter To The Indian Education System
Fail at school equals doesn’t mean to fail at life.medium.com

Carmelo San Paolo

The Elusiveness of Effective Government
Why skepticism toward power is more practical than radicalmedium.com

David Gerken

4 Einstein Traits That Led To His Colossal Success
All 4 are accessible to we mere mortals.medium.com

Stuart Englander

Day Tripping: March 6
Phoenixes, Finances, and Flapsmedium.com

Andrew P. Brown III, PhD

What Ever Happened To The Age Of Aquarius?
Musical artists have been telling us to love ourselves, love each other, love the world, for a very long time.medium.com

Luke Gloege

Does record snowfall disprove global warming?
December 2020 marked the tenth anniversary of the aptly named “Domebuster” snowstorm, which caused the roof of the…medium.com

G Correia

If You Are Black You Need Not Apply
Will I ever be hired again? If the last few years are any indication… then it’s unlikely.medium.com

Jair Ribeiro

Europe leads the way on set rules for Artificial Intelligence
A framework to balance between protecting citizens and fostering technological development.medium.com

Jacquelyn Lynn

If you want me to open your emails, be sure I can tell who sent them.
Lately it seems that the number of people using only a first name as the sender on marketing emails is increasing.medium.com

JJ Lim, BSc (Hons)

A Recollection of My 4-Year Journey as a PhD Student.
The ups and downs, good and bad, exciting and boring.medium.com

Louis Petrik

Focusing on Just One Thing Helps Me Getting Done More
Here are 5 reasons why you should do the same.medium.com

La Dolce Vita Diary 🎉

Changing Office Work Life Balance Innovations from the Past to Now
Lessons from no work life balance to blending work and lifemedium.com

Akis Apostolopoulos

Selling an Οnline Course: 5 Things the gurus will never tell you
Don’t believe all the hypemedium.com

Rosa Diaz

The Virtue of Accountability
Accountability is, by definition, the fact or condition of being accountable; responsibility.medium.com

Dakota Duncan

5 Ways Your Dog Can Help You Be A Better Writer
While it’s true that I have been mostly in quarantine for over a year now, I don’t think I’ve lost my mind. Not about…medium.com

Sheryll James

Confessions of A Balloon Popping, Bubble Bursting, Kill-Joy
A Tribute For The “Happy People” Who Love Rainbows, Lollipops and Lifemedium.com

Ivette Cruz

On the Way
One lined poetrymedium.com

Linda Kowalchek

For people with chronic physical and mental illness, finding balance in life can be incredibly…
Whether you choose to share your struggles publicly is a personal decision.medium.com

Shiraz Zafar Hussain

The Spiritual Anatomy of YOU.
The Body. The Soul. The Spirit.medium.com

Mary Beth Hazeldine

Increase Synchronicity in Your Life
By cultivating an attitude of gratitude.medium.com

Aldric Chen

My Business Partner Is A Yes-Man. He Is A Devil From Hell.
Saying YES too frequently is a BIG problem.medium.com

Elvie Lins

The Things I did In Ho Chi Minh City Saigon Vietnam
10 best things to do in Ho Chi Minh Saigon Vietnam. What’s best and what’s not? This is base on my experience and will…medium.com

Jair Ribeiro

The Value of Storytelling on Motivating people.
I always contextualize my stories in every presentation, tying them back to the case I am trying to make. In that case…medium.com

America Zed

Poetry of abandonmentmedium.com

The Bumble Life

The temptation to press life’s reset button
Getting through the personal growth plateaumedium.com

Wanita Isaacs

To each his own professions
A poemmedium.com

Rahul Anand

The Viral Tik Tok Challenge Where Men Are Falling Flat on Their Faces
Women are killing it.medium.com

Matt Davis Motivation

How To Show Up More
And Be More Intentional in Your Relationshipsmedium.com

Mike Wang

Learn to Say No
If you don’t say no to the things that really don’t matter to you, your life will be a mess and you will be stretched…medium.com

Mariojose Palma

Can Quantum Computing Help Us To Cure COVID-19?
D-wave, a quantum computing company with headquarters in British Columbia, Canada, has given free access to their…medium.com

Mark Bowser

What the Milkmaids Knew
The Story of How Smallpox was Curedmedium.com

Gwen Irwin

When to Call it Quits on Your Big Dream
Because maybe it wasn’t yours to begin with.medium.com

Dalibor Országh

Create your own moving photos like in Harry Potter by using AI.
Surely you also have old photos of your family members or friends at home. If you would like to make it move, a great…medium.com

Sandi Parsons

Is Human Composting the Ultimate Environmentally Friendly Act?
A look at four types of funeral plansmedium.com

Dr Mehmet Yildiz

Another outstanding article showing the big picture.
Do you want to see the big picture of America now?medium.com

Malky McEwan

The Books that Turned me into a Lifelong Reader
And their sparklingly wicked, prophetic or remarkable quotes.medium.com

Marcus Knoph

dB and dBm for dummies
How to easy calculate and understand dB and dBmknoph.medium.com

Eric Peterson

Writing Your Story Matters
Your story is a tapestry showing everyone what your value most.medium.com

Dan Kerber

What Can Metallica Teach Us About Customer Experience?
Metallica are one of the top grossing tour bands of all time, and continue to attract fans of all ages. What’s their…medium.com

Vishnu*s Virtues

My 4 Step Strategy For Finding Success on Medium
Lessons Learned From Writing 200 Articles in the Past Yearmedium.com

Autofiction novel in verse by Sean O’Connor

On my contemplations, daydreams, and miscellaneous notes (i.e., jewelry of the mind)
an introduction to my poetrymedium.com

Rugare Maruzani

The Morning Is the Worst Time to Run — but I Do It Anyway
Ultimately, the most important thing is to keep runningmedium.com

Patrick M. Ohana

Eléni’s First Visit — Part 10
Three beauties in a Greek restaurantmedium.com

Markus Scorelius

An Open Letter to the Galactic Human Federation
We don’t trust youmedium.com

Katrina Wolf

Rethinking “First Responders”
For slow catastrophes.medium.com

Suvi Helena

It’s Time To Say Thank You
To the silent heroes behind the pandemicmedium.com

Dan Kerber

Want to Foster a Speak-up Environment? Here’s What Not to Say
How can leaders best foster a better speak-up culture amongst employees? Here’s one phrase to avoid at all costs…medium.com
What Can a Fantasy Football Podcast Teach Us about Automation?
Three dads started a podcast from a closet and built a million-dollar fantasy sports empire. To help them get there…medium.com

Francesco Rizzuto

What The Corpse Said
“Cold spaghetti and a bottle of Heinz 57 catsup. Eye-talian food’s what she called it. Bloody Christ in the crosshairs…medium.com

Christopher Madsen

Grim is the Reaper
When you are too frightened to answer death’s call.medium.com

Brian Loo Soon Hua

What Native American Mathematics Can Teach Us About Human Cultural Evolution
Are some languages really more “primitive” than others?medium.com

Bebe Nicholson

How To Keep Deer From Eating Your Flowers
When spring comes, the deer are hungrymedium.com

Jack Road

37 Lessons For My 37-Year-Old Self
Lessons I’ve gathered and learned so far plus a few realistic intimations for the future.medium.com

Melanie Kis

Not to confuse confidence with self acceptance
It only took me 45 years to accept a part of me.medium.com

James Woods

White People Aren’t Stupid, They’re Ignorant
Calling White people stupid implies that they tried to understand something and couldn’t get it.medium.com

Chris Dungan

Responsible Voters Start With Defaults: No On Propositions, Yes On Recalls
A recall can be a greater exercise in democracy than a general electionmedium.com

Joe Luca

Staring Into a Mirror
03 March 2021 Wednesday Prose Poem Prompt: what wounds look like as they healmedium.com

Mary Beth Hazeldine

Declutter Your Life, Declutter Your Mind
Why minimalism leads to abundance and clarity.medium.com

Tavian Jean-Pierre

The Paradox of Leadership
Why you should show more appreciation to your leadersmedium.com


Welcome New Writers
Onboarding new writers joining ILLUMINATION, ILLUMINATION-Curated, ILLUMINATION’S MIRROR, SYNERGY, Technology Hitsmedium.com

Lindsey Moore

10 Things to Consider Before You Hire a Private Tutor
Ways to find the best tutor for your childmedium.com

Geetika Sethi

With Passion, I Choose
The Unique Talents That Give Me And My Life Meaningmedium.com

Mandy Capehart

How to Survive as a Creative
Freelance like you mean it.medium.com

Shikhar Chaudhary

One Reason You Haven’t Found True Love in This Life Yet
Use the wisdom of great thinkers like Lao Tzu and Osho to attract true love in your lifemedium.com

Noah Nelson

5 Life Skills Everyone Should Know
How they will help you your whole lifemedium.com

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