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Featured Stories Issue #11

Selected stories from 8,600+ writers supporting 84,700+ readers on ILLUMINATION

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Dear Readers,

We compiled a small number of engaging and informative stories covering a broad range of topics for your enjoyment today.

We also share links to these stories via our blogs on Word Press for our external readers.

Thank you for following our publication and reading the stories of our contributing writers. ILLUMINATION now has over 84,700 readers.

If you missed previous digest, you can access them from this collection.Collection of Featured Stories
Easy access to daily selected stories from engaging writers of ILLUMINATIONmedium.com

Please enjoy these informative, engaging, and inspiring stories.

Dew Langrial

How Newsbreak Has Affected Earnings of the Medium Group of Writers
A little competition is good but cut-throat rivalry can be harmfulmedium.com

Tim Denning

This Is How to Raise Human Consciousness
When you do, you finally feel alive.medium.com

The Maverick Files

No, She Wasn’t Hired Because She Is Black or A Woman
The misunderstood concept of Diversity Hiring and negative repercussionsmedium.com

Dr Mehmet Yildiz

A Minor Tweak Can Go A Long Way
Trying a simple link brings more readersmedium.com
I lost in Istanbul
If you like reading insightful and eye-opening stories of Tim Denning, you may also like incredible stories of Dew…medium.com
How many got ripped at age 67?
Not many, I guess.medium.com

Liam Ireland

Illuminating Featured Writers
Still alive and well, and inspirationally writing all about it.medium.com


10 Things That a Badly Behaved Dog Can Teach You
I have written before about my dog, Sadie. It is not an exaggeration to say that she has changed my life and that of my…medium.com

Richelle Délia, PhD

Do THIS To Get Ahead
Makes the compounding effect even bettermedium.com

Stuart Englander

Day Tripping: March 11
Fever, Fumble, and Fab Fealtymedium.com

Holly Kellums

Eremophobia — An inability to Bear Living in One’s Own Skin
A Poem on Suicide and Addiction — sometimes those who die are the ones who helped us livemedium.com

Carel Kolchinski

Did Sgt. Pepper Ever Pass Through These Doors?
Most likely plus many other recording stars.medium.com

Kylie Craft

7 Different Income Stream To Grow Wealth Fast
Use them all for more financial securitymedium.com

Camille Allard

How To Have a Sex Dream or Wet Dream — 2 Methods + 7 Exercises
Answering one of the most googled questions about sexmedium.com

Elvie Lins

My Approach to Low Carbs Diet
I choose a low carbs diet because I want to keep my weight and flatter my tummy that I can wear a nice fitting dress…medium.com

Claire Kelly

I Lost My Best Friend To Alcohol — Important Lessons Destroy the Stigma of Addiction
He died and I miss him, but I learned important life lessons that broke through the stigma of addiction that guarded my…medium.com

Akis Apostolopoulos

The Biggest threat to Europe’s economy is not the Lockdown
Raw Material shortages are causing bigger headachesmedium.com

Janice Arenofsky

A Matter of Life and Death
A trifecta for suicide bested by my sweet tooth and a trip to the doctormedium.com

Annick Batamuliza

Stop Running Away From…
It does not serve you anymore — let it go!medium.com

Stela Gineva

Three Inspiring Non-Native English Speakers Who Wrote Bestsellers in English
These trailblazers prove you can leave your mark on the literary world even if you acquired English later in life.medium.com

Maddie McGuire

How to Reframe Your to-Do List as a Series of Opportunities
Because how you’re spending your time is how you’re spending your life.medium.com

Louis Petrik

3 Examples Where Meditation Was a Game Changer for Me
Aggression, sleep & feeling more alivemedium.com

Alexa Baczak

Meowing: A Purrfect Alternative Communication Tool
Relationship accessibility for disabilities that affect communication doesn’t need to be boringmedium.com

Josh Balerite Acol

Smile, Be Loved or Snooze, Be Lone?
My way into a tricube poetic formmedium.com

Jordan Mendiola

Waving at Other Runners Has Always Been Kind of Awkward
Waving is such a funny hit-or-miss activity I constantly encounter on my runsmedium.com

Ian Worrall

Beware The Info Dump
Some fiction writing advicemedium.com

Bill Abbate

The Tremendous Cost of Distractions on Your Time and in Your Life
How to stop distractions by taking control of your timemedium.com

Liam Hunter-Bailey

How to Be Taken More Seriously
5 simple tricks to show people you’re not to be underestimated.medium.com

Mary Beth Hazeldine

3 Ways You Can Use Storytelling in Business
Every marketer’s magic potion.medium.com
The Magic of Small Steps To Achieve Big Results
By taking consistent non-negotiable action.medium.com

Felix Otoo

The Test of Faith: Through It All
2 years since the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashedmedium.com

Francesco Rizzuto

Chronicle Of a Death Forestalled
“Hey, Dom! ….Dominic!” My uncle is shouting from his hospital bed. “Will ya take this hunka pork an’ put it in the…medium.com

◦•●Christina M. Ward ●•◦

Poetry Can Teach Us Much About Self-Love
In these tumultuous times — let poetry lift your soul.medium.com

Ikram Al Mouaswas

How to Perfect Your Emails
It can all come down to one question you can ask yourself.medium.com

Sheryll James

My Pet Peeve as a Medium Reader
Here’s my invitation to Medium writers: Let’s dare to share the one thing that drives us nuts as we edit from our…medium.com

Tavian Jean-Pierre

Why I Actively Choose to Get Lost
The benefits of being lost as a creativemedium.com

Rina Zhubi

This girl
As strong as she can bemedium.com

Michael Patanella

The Weight Loss Journey Continues
A story of hope for anyone shedding the poundsmedium.com

Austin Harvey

It’s Okay to Let Your Friendships Go
Sometimes, things aren’t meant to lastmedium.com

Maria Rattray

How You Might Embrace The Challenge Of Type 2 Diabetes
Will a low-carb diet work for you?medium.com
Could This Initiative Work As An Antidote To Loneliness And Shrink Reliance On Aged-Care Homes?
Given that aged care homes here in Australia are under intense scrutiny, right now, might we take a more creative look…medium.com

Denise G

A poemmedium.com

Aldric Chen

How I Gained 1K Followers on Medium in 6 Months.
I ate a truckload of humble pies, kissed many frogs, and read every single private note addressed to me.medium.com

Ivette Cruz

Enchanted Stream
You are never the samemedium.com


I disagree — it is hubris to think that we are advanced enough to understand “evidence” of the…
The FACT that synchronicities abound strongly indicates that those that think like Patrick, whom I like, and whose…medium.com

Adebayo Adeniran

Is Britain really the dumbest nation in the world or Is it having a major existential crisis?
A riposte to an article I read earlier today.medium.com

Darren Richardson

A Glimpse of the Mystery
If poetry were raindrops, would they only fall in the shadows?medium.com

Nasar Karim

Maybe A Recluse
A poemmedium.com

America Zed

He Made His Bed
Poetry of endingsmedium.com

Jennifer M. Wilson

Financially Affording Divorce
My kidney is now for sale.medium.com

Mr. Huseyin

3 Great Advice I Received From Old Man
“Money can run out or be lost. But the advice that a person receives will never end until he/she dies.”medium.com

Asmita Karanje

How To Get People To Respond To You Promptly
People Mirror your speed of responses. Six actionable tips that you apply straight awaymedium.com

Bob Wuest

Envy is toxic.
Why we do it. And how to resolve it.medium.com

The Orange Gildersleeve

Stop Putting Your Love in A Box
Don’t be the kind of person to limit yourself.medium.com


Is it ok to cry at work?
What should you do if your colleague tears up?medium.com

Michael Thacker

Hello, How Can I Help You?
It can all start with “hello”.medium.com

Keri Mangis

Imposter Syndrome: The Soul Message We Need to Hear About This Societal Malady
shedding our skin is what life is all about, remember?medium.com

Margaret Pan

How I Organically Went From $95 To $1750 in 4 Months on Medium
Spoiler alert: none of my stories went viralmedium.com

Paul Douglas

s Microsoft Game Pass Worth The Cost?
A cheap way into the Xbox eco-system or a waste of money?medium.com

Nasar Karim

Are my transmitters dead?
What happens when you’re emotions are removed?medium.com

Patricia Rosa

If My Ex-Husband Can Win $250,000 on a Scratch-Off Ticket
Anyone Should be able to make money on Medium, right?medium.com

Alberto Guerrero

10 Reasons Not to Buy Bitcoin
Stay away from it…it’s a scammedium.com

Yousuf Rafi

7 Things Movies Never Tell You About Life
One bullet kills you. You are not adopted. Your ancestor was not supernatural. These just happen in movies.medium.com

Kimberly B

The One Horrible Event That Spawned Our Modern Fear of Vaccines
Our fear originated from bad “science” and unethical conduct.medium.com

Anja Vojta, MSc

3 Touching Lessons I Learned From Locals In Poor Countries
They changed my mind forever and may change yours, too.medium.com

Veronika Kaufmann

“I can’t really criticize his character, mainly, simply because he doesn’t seem to have one”
A Movie Recommendation ~ Women’s History Month ~ Chèrimedium.com

Richard Armstrong

Many of us live in fear today. We have reasons to live with anxiety, don’t we?
There is a better way to live.medium.com

Bhavna Narula

*Reviewing- ‘The Map of Tiny Perfect Things’
Time is everything and you will know whymedium.com

Trapper Sherwood

Humility For Entrepreneurs May Be Difficult But Achievable
This quote from Andrew Carnegie reveals how every entrepreneur can become respected by his or her team/employeesmedium.com

Upen Singh

Why Our Gut Microbes Matter So Much
Because we are 90% bacteria and 10% humanmedium.com

Angelina Der Arakelian

When You Feel Anxious, Just Revisit Your Childhood’s World
How I find comfort in returning to forgotten favoritesmedium.com

Marcel Badia

Your Idea, Your Dream, Never Doubt That You Are Capable of Achieving Anything
Stay strong on your beliefs and let no one convince you otherwisemedium.com

Walter Pop Matthews IV

Naked with many layers
A vacant tree that’s alive will always bear fruit againmedium.com

Patrick M. Ohana

Patagonian Cypress Tree
Persevere dear giantmedium.com

Kai Taraporevala

Gold — A Store of Value or an Example of Human Folly?
The Story of Gold and the Future of Bitcoinmedium.com

Noorain Hassan, BMS

6 Aspects of Married Life Nobody Seems To Talk About
Because most of “the aspects” they tell you are garbagemedium.com

Khalid Birdsong

The “New Normal” Mindset: 3 Hard Truths About Post Pandemic Life
I just got my first dose of the vaccine, the Moderna one, the other day and immediately felt relieved. “I’m safe.” I…medium.com

Abby Kris

Why God has better technology than us
Alternate thinking into today’s technologymedium.com

Juhi Kumar

A quarantine Haiku
confinement you saymedium.com

Shiraz Zafar Hussain

Nine Variations of Love and Romance in Arabic
Which one are you in?medium.com


Comfort Eating Derailed My Healthy Habits
5 strategies I used to ditch junk food and get back on trackmedium.com

Tavian Jean-Pierre

Finding the Source of Creativity
Finding the reasons to why we createmedium.com

Esther George

Stop Telling Me Everything Happens For A Reason
Even though it’s true, we do not need to discern the collective consciousness’ logic behind suffering to gain from the…medium.com

Nancy Ann

Cruise Control
A Poem About Choices.medium.com

Floyd Mori

Making Money On News Break Seemed Like A Good Possibility
Until it wasn’tmedium.com
Remember That You Are Not Alone
There are people who caremedium.com

Shaista Malik

One-Lined Poem: Happiness (#10)
A phrase about one simple pleasure in life.medium.com

Mike Arnold

Why So Serious? Let Your First Drafts Be Ridiculous
Anything can happen, but only if you let itmedium.com

Alyssa Di Grazia

Places You Love Can Change Your Life
Find a place you love, it’ll change your life.medium.com


People, As We Begin To Socialize Again Please Let’s Remember To Use Our Social Skills.
In other words, it’s not ok to scream at the girl behind the counter because she is out of your favorite donut and…medium.com

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