Daily Digest from ILLUMINATION

Featured Stories Issue #41

Selected stories from 9,300 writers supporting 93,000+ readers on ILLUMINATION

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We compiled this featured digest for your enjoyment.

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Please enjoy these informative, engaging, and interesting stories.

Viktor Marchev

Why The Micro-Dosing Benefits Could Only Be A Placebo Effect
A recently published UK-based research suggests that the effects of micro-dosing on LSD or psilocybin might just be an…medium.com

Karen Madej

If I Were the Owner of Medium, I Would Reprogram Alan the Algorithm
To distribute stories Chosen for Further Distribution, because it obviously doesn’t at the moment.medium.com

Britni Pepper

Here’s a Published Author Asking You to Make him Better
As a writer, I mean. He’s not looking for a constipation cure, but if you want to talk about it, he’s all ears.medium.com


Introducing New Writers
We are onboarding new contributors joining ILLUMINATION, ILLUMINATION-Curated, ILLUMINATION’S MIRROR, ILLUMINATION Book…medium.com

Carolyn F. Chryst, Ph.D.

Spring Is Coming, Spring Is Coming!
March madness: walking the parkmedium.com

Annick Batamuliza

A tale about freedommedium.com

Jacquelyn Lynn

My Medium Weekly Roundup
Here’s what I published this week and a few stories by others that I enjoyedmedium.com

Warren Brown

When Mortals Gaze at Gods
Nature is the Canvas of the Godsmedium.com

Terry Mansfield

Little Kids’ Funny Quotes
We can always count on some good laughs from our little ones.medium.com

Midori by the Sea

Bye Instagram!

Hannah Acquaah

Self-Care: Journal Writing
The Essential Habit Everyone Should Practice Day After Daymedium.com

Dr. Fatima Imam

Love to Hate
A poem: Siblings Daymedium.com

Naba K.

5 Life-Changing Lessons That a 4-Year-Old Taught Me
Sometimes these little kids teach us big lessons.medium.com

Gippolito Ndp

Bill Maher’s Latest Commentary Made Me Really Sad About Being Sad
Sad movies during a sad time. That was the point. Time to do something about thatmedium.com

Gary Westfal

Live a Life of Integrity
A Reflective Evaluationmedium.com

Bill Abbate

What Is It You “Ought to Do” in Your Life before You Get Too Old?
How to have less regret later in your lifemedium.com

Stephen Dalton

There are so many diets available to lose weight, but are they all healthy?
I read someone joked about Keto followers will take a slice of bacon, add a lump of mayo, sprinkle it with cheese, and…medium.com

Patrick M. Ohana

The Sandwich
A piquant haikumedium.com

Ada LLoyd

Fear Regret More Than You Fear Failure
3 Fears That Will Haunt Your Progressmedium.com

Gokhan Polat ☀️

A Good Career Advice!
Catch the change…medium.com

Keith Hill

Jane Roberts, Seth and the matrix
What is our identity — really?medium.com


How Are You Holding Up?
a mini poem about not dealing with depressionmedium.com


One Ton Raindrop
A Haikumedium.com

Stuart Englander

Day Tripping: April 11
Abdication, Abduction, and Aborted Missionmedium.com

Subashini Nachimuthu

Darling Dark
Night in all its Pridemedium.com

JJ Sum

How Talking to Strangers Saved my Well-being
Parents and guardians strongly advise their young ones not to talk to strangers. It is even treated more like a law…medium.com

Shreejit Sudhakaran

I Found My Tribe—Finally
3 ways you know you’ve found yoursmedium.com

Charlene Marron

Catch & Release
A Fibonacci poem about cat and mouse anticsmedium.com

Aldric Chen

90% Of Us Know That Having 1 Day Job Is No Longer Enough For A Living.
Some people deserve a lot of respect.medium.com

Hailey Chantalle

The Pressures of Being the Oldest Sibling
And how it affected my personalitymedium.com

Brenda Mahler

Writing is as Easy as Baking Cookies
An analogy to explain the writing processmedium.com

Markus Scorelius

The Impossible Escape: Life in the People’s Republic of Kalifornia
My American POV: Does your bubble look out on the same world as mine?medium.com

Myriam Ben Salem🦋

Do you tend to look “up” or “down”?
I tend not to be attached to neither the down — my past —  nor the up — my future.medium.com

Lena Lojanica

We are all stuck in a time loop paradox
Social media is holding you backmedium.com

Carla Woody

The Esoteric Art of Mystic Hilma af Klint
There’s a good chance you haven’t heard of Hilma af Klint unless you’ve been to a show or seen articles on the flurry…medium.com

Charles Edric Co

Of Reading Popular Chinese Novel
The author shares insights he gained on the beliefs and values of people in China after reading popular Chinese novels.medium.com

Adam Reich

Recycling Attempts Won’t Solve Overconsumption Even if You Do It Right
Includes my final solution to the plastic problemmedium.com

Dee Adams

Why a Children’s Game Led a Veteran Teacher to Leave the Profession
Can Teaching Letters Be Racist?medium.com

Katherine M. Gamble

Endings and Beginnings
Sometimes I catch myself thinking about the goodbye when I am introduced to someone with a hello. I feel like I’m…medium.com

Fred: Almost Famous

This Complete List of Stories is All You Need

Sabah Ismail✨

6 Things to Remember if You’re Feeling Lost this Ramadan
Once upon a time, these were the things I needed to hear myselfmedium.com

Jay Horne

Words Speak Louder than Words
There are more words for Dummy in the English language than there are for Genius… Let that sink in.medium.com

Daniel Asuquo

Be the You You Want to Be
and you don’t have to worry how your children turn outmedium.com

Abrar Masum

$300 Savings And My Startup Journey
You don’t need huge savings to startmedium.com

Ashley Carino

5 Ways to Make Spring Cleaning Fun !
It’s springtime and the sun is shining, the nice crisp breeze is coming through your windows as soon as you open them.medium.com

Tracey Folly

Do You Really Love Your Family or Just Tolerate Them?
You probably love some of your relatives while everyone else is on shaky groundmedium.com

Mary Ann Sona

Never Managed Your Finances? Here’s Where You Can Start
Do this and get on track with your money management ASAPmedium.com


Pascha Wars
A poem for Russia, Ukraine and Belarusmedium.com

K. Barrett

Submerged Feelings Don’t Heal
They have to come to the surface — Day 11 #NatPoWriMomedium.com

Rose Blog

The paradigm shifts of life
How changes could affect our lives and more information.medium.com

Azja Delana

What’s Something Teachers Said To Me
That I will never forgetmedium.com


My Friend Didn’t Get A Job Because He is Not “Pushy” Enough
When did being “pushy ”become a good skill?medium.com

Tracey Folly

The Rule That Taught Me to Stop Caring What Other People Think
Unsolicited advice and opinions are just a form of adult bullyingmedium.com

Mark Magorrian

5 Adorable Animals That Are Actually Deadly
Think twice before you give these animals a cuddlemedium.com

Courtenay S. Gray

An Open Letter To The Philosophically Stifled
Expressing my frustrations with those who deem philosophy boring and uselessmedium.com

Anthony Jackson

Some Facts About Sunflowers
That you probably didn’t knowmedium.com

Jeff Herring

Lessons Learned at a Suicide Hotline
12 universal laws for suicide preventionmedium.com

Vee Goldman

To Trust In Others
When It’s Time To Let Gomedium.com

Khadejah Jones

3 Hard Truths That Gary Vaynerchuck Made Me Accept in Life at 20 Years Old
Everything finally clicked.medium.com

Julie Artz

On Wildness, an Invocation
Rediscovering that buried ember in trying timesmedium.com

Dr. Preeti Singh

Inhaling Positivity and Exhaling Negativity For A Joyous Life
Breathing brings calm and peace to your life and balances your mental health.medium.com

Trapper Sherwood

How Focus Can Simply Help Grow Business
Boost Your focus With These Tipsmedium.com

Brooke Ramey Nelson

Prime Time
A poemmedium.com

Bill Abbate

How to Know Yourself Better and Why It Is Important in Your Life
“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” Aristotlemedium.com

Floyd Mori

Graduations Are Special Occasions
They recognize achievementmedium.com

Melanie J.

Crazy Little Twittle
Haiku Saved The Day — My Superpowermedium.com

Terry Trueman

The Default Smut-Position
Most men will recognize this, if they are honestmedium.com

Rose Blog

Growth Mindset From Reading
How it affects my life and became a habit?medium.com

Tree Langdon

Don’t Enter Into a Blended Family Relationship Lightly
Be supportive but not intrusive.medium.com

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