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Featured Stories Issue #15

Selected stories from 8,700+ writers supporting 86,500+ readers on ILLUMINATION

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Dear Readers,

We are glad that all writers have access to our publications now. As you may read earlier, publication systems experienced an issue on Medium last few days. Writers of ILLUMINATION lost their rights. Thankfully, Medium resolved the issue. 

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

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Thank you for following our publication and reading the stories of our contributing writers. ILLUMINATION now has over 86,500 readers.

If you missed the 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.

Dr Mehmet Yildiz

How To Deal With Your Bad Boss
The trap of unspoken rules in the corporate workplacemedium.com
Why And How Anyone Can Be A Designer
A simplified and methodical view to design approachmedium.com

The Maverick Files

Dear Medium Staff & Ev Williams — Specific Feedback from A Reader
Coz readers don’t write, but all writers read.medium.com
Reading Is to the Mind What Nutrition Is to the Body
I am the nutritionist that brings you a 7-course meal.medium.com

Geetika Sethi

Mirror Mirror On The Wall
Which is the healthiest juice to sink it in all from?medium.com
A Dark Spark
One word that fuses our internal circuit causing a breakdownmedium.com

Dr. Preeti Singh

The Oriental Lilies Are Blooming
The beautiful Lilies hope to spread love and peacemedium.com

Bhavna Narula

Uncertainty Rocks
Prompt #2medium.com

Josh Balerite Acol

Let Me Thank You Dear God For This Gift Of Life
All my life, I have been waiting for a blessing— I just didn’t realize I was the onemedium.com

Elizabeth Marchetti

Four Simple Hacks for Better Sleep — and Better Health
Because ‘Coronasomnia’ is real.medium.com

Nathan White

It’s My Birthday And I’ll Cry If I Want To: No I Won’t! Not This Year!
March 13 is my birthday. Last year, the world ended on my birthday.medium.com

The Bumble Life

Vocal Media is a nice site to write for
Why new writers should consider also writing for Vocalmedium.com

Floyd Mori

Golfing In The Winter
It’s fun but might be coldmedium.com

Lucy Dan 蛋小姐 (she/her/她)

Hope and Worry: Not Twins, Triplets.
Poetry Prompt: Hopemedium.com

Ashley Nicole

Pregnancy Bladder… It’s a Thing!
This mama just wanted some sleep but the baby and my bladder had another plan for me…medium.com

Kenneth E Miller

3 Lessons for Living a Good Life (Even If You Got Off to a Rough Start)
Strong relationships, earned secure attachment, and a good person-setting fit are cornerstones of a happier, healthier…medium.com

Isaiah R. Hicks

Black Dog
Someone’s trash got caught in the wind.
You sit in the park and watch as a passing
Thought trips and tumbles into your…

James Williams

How Negative People Destroy Your Career, Team, and Company
Your success depends on loyal peoplemedium.com

Alexa Baczak

Masquerade: On Learning to Live as an Autistic Woman
Masquerade! Paper faces on parade. Masquerade. Hide your face so the world will never find you.medium.com

Matteo Licata

Confessions of a Clubhouse convert
How long will this honeymoon last?medium.com

Michael Adelizzi

For Life’s Sake! Live!
What two thousand years of teachings got wrong about how to live.medium.com

Diego Salinas

Should You Use Tinder To Find Meaningful Dates?
Analyzing The Efficiency of Dating With Tindermedium.com

Bill Abbate

How the Law of Attraction and Opposites Work Together for Our Good
Making the best use of opposites and resistance in our livesmedium.com

Jessie Hamilton

9 Ways To Save Money
There’s a way out of that financial holemedium.com

Diego Salinas

How I Quit Seeking Pleasure and Started Embracing Pain
Since I Understood How Motivation Works Life Has Become Surprisingly Easiermedium.com


I Choose
Poetry prompt responsemedium.com

Katharine Deveney

Notes From a Critical Illness
Reflections on what a medical crisis is and isn’tmedium.com

Melinda Crow

Holy Crap, I Cracked a News Break Payment Code They Didn’t Tell Us About
Well, they kind of did; we just ignored itmedium.com

Yaqoob ahmad

Adjust Your First Thought to Change Your Day
We have over 6200 thoughts a day. But only one’s worth mentioning. And that’s the first.medium.com

Michael Patanella

Accountability In Publishing

Terry L. Cooper

Do you know what your Medium ID is?
BUT my User ID is the first portion only. tlcooper0001 is my actual ID. Why is it important to know what your ID is?medium.com

Juliano Righetto

The Night I Ate Hearts With My Sweetheart
Spoiler Alert: This is not a dark humor storymedium.com

Tree Langdon

A Story of Support
Angels followed us on this trip.medium.com

Semida Silveira

Curiosity Is A Precious Asset
How Can You Enhance Its Value in Your Life?medium.com

Claudia Stack

Willow Chapter 9: The Pull of the Hudson
A serial novel by Claudia Stackmedium.com

Dr. Fatima Imam

Poetry prompt day:- 1medium.com
Contours of Ambiguity
Poetry prompt: day: — 2medium.com

İpeksu Durmaz

From a 5-year-old to my 5-year-old
“Your son is so cute!” said the stranger on the train. J was thrilled that despite his long hair and the mask he has to…medium.com

Camille Grady

Sitting With the Unease of Change
A gentle emergencemedium.com

Lucas R. Marmor

One Day
Or Day One, the choice is yours.medium.com

Eugene Albano

3 Quotes That Show How Much JFK Knew About Leadership
None of them involve protecting your own egomedium.com

Bronte White

We cannot escape our “programming”
Memories and experiences; our data input. Ignoring defective input can be damaging. Embracing and harnessing it can…medium.com

Jaleel & Nicole

5 Harmful Mistakes Most New Medium Writers Make and How to Avoid Them
#2. They obsess over their stats.medium.com

Denise G

You Tube
A poemmedium.com

The Orange Gildersleeve

Why Should We Feel Regret?
Don’t get the wrong idea.medium.com

Deepthi Indurthi

Indian Rapunzel
Once upon a time, when oceans were transparent and so were the hearts, there lived a beautiful girl called Rapunzel in…medium.com

Ivette Cruz

I Believe in Love
Haiku for lovemedium.com

Patrick M. Ohana

Kauri Tree
Alive in New Zealandmedium.com

Markus Skårnes

Your Money Is Worth More if You Spend It on Things You Value
Spending according to your values can enrich your lifemedium.com

Stuart Englander

Day Tripping: March 15
Et Tu, Brutes, and Hope for a Better worldmedium.com

Aldric Chen

Should You Write for Illumination? My Thought Processes, Elaborated.
My honest, unbiased opinion-piece.medium.com

Maria Rattray

Egg Vilification…Way Back In Time…
Health warnings that got stuck in our brains…medium.com

Kate Foster

Of The Two Things Asked of Me: One is Easy, The Other Hard
I love people. Except for the days when I don’t — KFmedium.com

David Majister

This is Shocking! One Million Music Streams = $51
1 million Medium views = $20,000. Medium writers, we’ve got it good. Real good.medium.com

Danielle Loewen

3 Easy Ways to Get More Sleep
And the quick and dirty science of why they workmedium.com

Prince Verma

The Single Most Important Thing for Succeeding at Anything
Small consistent effort everyday can do wondersmedium.com

Subashini Nachimuthu

Loveable people listen to their heartsmedium.com

The Maverick Files

Childhood Memories
A Tanka poem — as the years pass, only memories remain.medium.com

Kate Foster

Five Profound Quotes from Ordinary People
That Changed My Life for Goodmedium.com


I Hired A Vocal Coach and It Changed My Life
And here’s why you should consider it too.medium.com


Attractiveness Is More Than Good Looks
How to make a great first impressionmedium.com


How Playing Minecraft Relieve Your Daily Stress Remarkably
Stop comparing to others, start enjoying the moment.medium.com

Yaqoob ahmad

How to Not Get Mad At Everyone
Even when you really want tomedium.com

Göktuğ Okumuş

The Doors
After 25 minutes and 143 pictures…medium.com

Daniel Asuquo

Trust The Process
The universe knows bestmedium.com

Randy Wolken

What Will Help Us Recover From COVID-19?
The efforts can begin todaymedium.com

Haris Khan

How to Get Accepted Into Merch by Amazon, the Biggest Player in Print on Demand
All the methods and tricks to increase your chances of getting accepted into Merch by Amazonmedium.com

Sion Evans

5 Signs of a Codependent Relationship
It’s only when you break away that you’re able to see it for what it is.medium.com

Khadejah Jones

2 Simple Ideas That Can Help You Avoid Nasty Comments And Stop Harping on Them
There’s no need in getting angry.medium.com

Trapper Sherwood

5 Myths Uncovered About Confidence Worth Revealing
Avoid teammates or employees losing confidence in youmedium.com

Richelle Délia, PhD

You’re Losing Money Everyday — Do This to Stop It
“Normal” investing is no longer enoughmedium.com


What To Do When You Don’t Feel Like Working Out?
If you get Tired, learn to Rest, NOT Quit.medium.com

Deepak Sethi

The Emperor Won The Battle But Lost His Love
It is never easy to win over everyone.medium.com

Mandy Capehart

79 Prompts to Break Your Block
Writers, get ready to put out.medium.com

Simona Cazanescu

Why You Should Try Structuring Your Articles Before Writing Them
What started as an experiment turned out to be my most useful toolmedium.com

Noah Nelson

College Life Is About Adaptation
If you want to succeed, learn to adapt.medium.com

Christopher Madsen

An Unwanted Journey
The alchemy of grief in building a stronger relationship.medium.com

K. Barrett

I Choose Gratitude
A prose poemmedium.com

Ikram Al Mouaswas

Stop Checking Off that Diversity Box
Ask yourself first, are you really diverse?medium.com

Daniel Asuquo

For people in the western world, this may not be a big deal but for people like me who grew up in “3rd world…medium.com

Eric Sutherland

Newsletter Privacy Legal Requirements
Nobody who processes Personal data is excluded from these Legal Requirementsmedium.com

Kimberly Thomas

Protesting on Behalf of George Floyd: Silence, Lip-Service and “People of Color”
We all watched George Floyd get killed. And we watched as people almost immediately begin protesting this horrendous…medium.com

Michele Thill

Are you Mindful of Your Mind?
Our thoughts are more powerful than you thinkmedium.com

Carel Kolchinski

His Shrunken Head Is On My Wall
Fact or Fiction?medium.com

Akarsh Nalawade

Make Clichés Great Again
4 Spoiler-Free Lessons For Epic Writing From “Red Rising”medium.com

Kimberly Thomas

Spike Lee’s, “Da 5 Bloods,” Is Not About the History of Black America but About Its Future
Any Black person who watches this film will be channeled back through a history of thinking and being conflicted about…medium.com

Nancy Ann

A Poem about Family.medium.com

Tristan Joshua Alba

Struggling to Read? Don’t.
Try to do this insteadmedium.com

Vince Coliam

An Unsung Song
Bittersweet Discoverymedium.com

Abdullah Nadeem

The 10/90 Rule — Power of Planning
How to overcome natural procrastinationmedium.com

Simon Doherty

What Working with David Bowie Taught Me about Imperfection
Ken Scott worked with some iconic artists — including The Beatles, David Bowie and Duran Duran–– and he learned a…medium.com

Tom Handy

A New Coach and The Number One Draft Pick Make Jacksonville Jaguars a Better Team
The 2021 football season could look bright for Jacksonville fans.medium.com

Dr. Preeti Singh

Life is Full of Uncertainty
Live it to the fullestmedium.com

Marcel Badia

Ideas, Tools, And Resources to Boost Your Blog Popularity
The battle to create an innovative stream of content creation and trustworthy flow of information never stopsmedium.com


Have You Ever Borrowed Something That You Never Gave Back?
I don’t think I am unusual in admitting that I have very occasionally borrowed something which I never gave back.medium.com

Francesco Rizzuto

When It Rains, It Pours
Gregory Hobbs shut the door, then shoved the room key deep inside his trouser pocket.medium.com

Chandrani Anantharaman

What others think of you should not concern you.
Your life is unique to you. Live it to the fullest without letting other people’s judgment bother you.medium.com

Tim Sussmann

Maybe ganja isn’t necessary
It’s a new cultural phenomenon! Marijuana is definitely a hot-button topic right now. But, perhaps all the talk, is as…medium.com

Lucia Landini

3 Interesting Human Behaviors That Are Inspired By Frogs
I have recently found out that a lot of people are referring to stories about frogs. I know there are persons who…medium.com

Floyd Mori

MAGA People Are Attacking Dr. Fauci On Facebook
Some comments are viciousmedium.com

Elvie Lins

How to Sell Your Amazon Professional For Good Money
So I sold my Professional Seller account because I was pissed off and it was the best decision I have even made.medium.com

Roger Skibowski

Life Is a Series of Experiments and Adventures, and Medium Is One of Those.
Using the Concept of Building the Plane While Flying It.medium.com

Steve Kehler

How to write an email to thousands yet sound like we’re writing to one
It’s all about relaxing…medium.com

Viggy Hampton, MPH

Permanently Normalizing Mask-Wearing Can Have Enormous Benefits
Let’s retain the smart hygiene practices we’ve learned from this pandemicmedium.com

M. R. Clark

How to Interview for a Job Like a Boss
If you have marketable skills and you know it, clap your handsmedium.com

Frank the man

What if Robespierre was on Twitter
The case of Donald McNeil and the New York Timesmedium.com

Amy Whitt

The benefits of writing a letter to your future self
A message from the pastmedium.com

Shiraz Zafar Hussain

The Best Thing You Can Say To Yourself
Try it nowmedium.com

Bambzi Ellis

A Woman Told Me I am A Good Writer — So I Strive To Be Great
In honor of Women’s History Month — The women who pushed me to be a better writermedium.com

Harry Hogg

The Breaking Point
The last to know…the patientmedium.com

Mary Beth Hazeldine

My Top 20 Inspiring Quotes For Social Media
What can social media do for your business?medium.com

Victoria Ponte

A Love That Does Not Exist

Diana Bernardo

These Are the 5 Best Decisions I Made in My Life
And the lessons you can learn from themmedium.com

Paco Cantero

Why You Don’t Need to Follow Jobs, Brandson, or Buffett to Become the Best Version of Yourself
Find out who you should to achieve your goals and fulfillment in lifemedium.com

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The powerful minds and leaders behind the success of a significant publication on Mediummedium.com

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