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Featured Stories Issue #44

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

Image designed by Dr Mehmet Yildiz — digitalmehmet.com

Dear readers,

It is a pleasure for us to provide you with fresh stories every day. 

Today, we compiled engaging, informative, and interesting stories from our growing collection. 

External readers can access them via blogs on Word Press.

Thank you for the following ILLUMINATION and for reading the engaging stories shared by our creative writers.

Our previous digests are easily accessible from this collection.Collection of Featured Stories
Easy access to daily selected stories from engaging writers of ILLUMINATIONmedium.com

We recommend taking a look at the collection of book chapters in our special publication (ILLUMINATION Book Chapters) hosting published books from reputable authors.Index of Published Book Chapters
Easy access to chapters for readers on Mediummedium.com

The primary purpose of ILLUMINATION Integrated Publications (IIP) is to give optimal visibility to content created and hosted on them.

All writers are invited to join a writing challenge as proposed by Dr Mehmet Yildiz. These stories provide an opportunity for writers and readers to cross-pollinate.Invitation To A Writing Challenge
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Please enjoy these informative, engaging, and interesting stories.

Dr Mehmet Yildiz

How to grow and become a top writer on Medium in three months: 100 Day Challenge For New Writers

100 Day Challenge For New Writers
How to grow and become a top writer on Medium in three monthsmedium.com

Paula Bramante, PhD

What Challenges Me As a Writer and Why I Will Always Write

What Challenges Me As a Writer and Why I Will Always Write
Creative Ideas From Paula Bramantemedium.com

Keith R Wilson

How Machiavellian is Your Therapist?

How Machiavellian is Your Therapist?
You might be surprised about Reality Therapymedium.com

Josh Balerite Acol

Let’s Pause and Toast for These Spectacular Poets!

Let’s Pause and Toast for These Spectacular Poets!
A poetic prompt — “pause”, for day 20medium.com

Thewriteyard

Job Recommendations That Made Me Laugh

Job Recommendations That Made Me Laugh
I just had a notification from LinkedIn about a job that I might like to consider. Never mind the fact that I have been…medium.com

Bill Abbate

How to Understand Faith in People and in Other Things in Life

How to Understand Faith in People and in Other Things in Life
What difference can faith make in your life and the life of others?medium.com

Jeff Herring

3 Profit Limiting Chunk Template Barriers that Get You Stuck Like a Duck in Cement

3 Profit Limiting Chunk Template Barriers that Get You Stuck Like a Duck in Cement
…and how to defeat themmedium.com

Simona Rahmanova

Never Forget Your Unique Beauty

Never Forget Your Unique Beauty
I felt inspired this morning to write a letter to you, whoever you are. There is beauty to your being, inside of you…medium.com

Liam Ireland

Illuminating Your Way To Curation

Illuminating Your Way To Curation
In search of the Holy Grailmedium.com

Patrick M. Ohana

The Sea Looked Calm

The Sea Looked Calm
For the love of flowersmedium.com

Courtenay S. Gray

The Art of Faux Living

The Art of Faux Living
On how the 9 to 5 is killing the desire to live a fulfilling lifemedium.com

Shawn Ingram

The Second Door

The Second Door
The god idly thinks on occasion that it might be next. Though what ‘next’ means, the god would not be able to say.medium.com

Heather Jauquet

Brood X Cicadas are Coming

Brood X Cicadas are Coming
How are you going to eat them?medium.com

◦•●Christina M. Ward ●•◦

Submerge; a Poem for National Poetry Month

Submerge; a Poem for National Poetry Month
#NatPoWriMo, Day 11medium.com

Anthony Jackson

What I Have Learned After Two Years In Medicine School

What I Have Learned After Two Years In Medicine School
Some tips for students.medium.com

Elle How

When You’re Haunted By A Future You Will Never Have

When You’re Haunted By A Future You Will Never Have
Sometime things changemedium.com

Warren Brown

Plot and Outline Fiction in Minutes

Plot and Outline Fiction in Minutes
Create your own resource with plots and outlines without stressmedium.com

EJY

Applying Lessons from the Spanish Flu Pandemic to the COVID-19 Crisis

Applying Lessons from the Spanish Flu Pandemic to the COVID-19 Crisis
Is it possible to Mirror vaccination steps from the Spanish Flu period?medium.com

Noorain Hassan, BMS

To the Moon and Never Back

To the Moon and Never Back
Wipe the dust from the mirror because they’re never coming back.medium.com

Terry Mansfield

Was Movie Star John Wayne a Racist, Homophobe, and White Supremacist?

Was Movie Star John Wayne a Racist, Homophobe, and White Supremacist?
In 1971 iconic American movie star John Wayne gave a notorious interview to Playboy magazine that was so controversial…medium.com

Terry L. Cooper

I’ve Got A Lot Of Ear Worms

I’ve Got A Lot Of Ear Worms
And I don’t want it to stopmedium.com
Because You Weren’t Paying Attention
Since we all have lives and can’t be everywhere all the time, I thought I would throw together some of my top stories…medium.com

Money For You

Why Poverty Causes Bad Decisions

Why Poverty Causes Bad Decisions
Poverty is neither genetically transmitted nor a cosmic destiny imposed on people, regions, or countries.medium.com

Delilah Brass

Growing Up White in a Brown Family

Growing Up White in a Brown Family
As a child I knew nothing of race, my family was just my family. Until society showed a little girl otherwise.medium.com

Sтepн Tнoмpѕoɴ

A Moment of Melancholy

A Moment of Melancholy
A Poemmedium.com

Kris Downey

One-Day-At-A-Time Inspiration Helps Until It Doesn’t

One-Day-At-A-Time Inspiration Helps Until It Doesn’t
And then it’s guilt-inducingmedium.com

Jennifer McDougall

Ignore Everything They Tell You About Writing Except This

Ignore Everything They Tell You About Writing Except This
Like advice to new parents, the suggestions are endlessmedium.com

Linda Erskine

The Perfect Positivity Paradigm

The Perfect Positivity Paradigm
My lesson in toxic positivitymedium.com

Sapna M

The crossroad of life

The crossroad of life
When life pushes you to make a decision, how do you choose your path?medium.com

Paul Coogan

Skim Proof Reader Engagement

Skim Proof Reader Engagement
John Irving demonstrates less is not necessarily moremedium.com

Ms Fischer

Are Our Children Addicted to Cellphones?

Are Our Children Addicted to Cellphones?
The stampede to my storage areamedium.com

John Ross

Lovers: a book of poems — Released

Lovers: a book of poems — Released
Poetry Book Releasedmedium.com

Sahil Patel

5 Major Pain and Struggle Of Writer

5 Major Pain and Struggle Of Writer
Writing Challenge Prompt:-1medium.com

Naba K.

People Do These 5 Things When They Are In Love With You

People Do These 5 Things When They Are In Love With You
These little signs can later develop into the strongest feelings.medium.com

Vincent LaBarca

Dead Is Dead

Dead Is Dead
Or is it?medium.com

Purvee Chauhan

Heartfelt Appreciation Post for My Mother In Law

Heartfelt Appreciation Post for My Mother In Law
A relationship I am truly grateful formedium.com

Stuart Englander

Day Tripping: April 14

Day Tripping: April 14
This is not a love storymedium.com

Ikram Al Mouaswas

Expressions I Wish English Had

Expressions I Wish English Had
What happens when a language is built for romance and poetrymedium.com

Fahri Karakas

Imagine You Have Just One Year Left To Live

Imagine You Have Just One Year Left To Live
How Would You Live Your Last Year?medium.com

Austin M. Nelson

A mirage

A mirage
A nature poemmedium.com

Harshit Ahuja

8 Reasons Why You’re Not Able to Make Necessary Changes in Life

8 Reasons Why You’re Not Able to Make Necessary Changes in Life
What stopped me from making changes is probably stopping you too!medium.com

S. Viktorie Chladova

Life is More Than Just Goals

Life is More Than Just Goals
Happiness doesn’t dwell in ticking points off your list of goals.medium.com

George Blue Kelly

3 Mindsets That Will Hold You Back on Medium

3 Mindsets That Will Hold You Back on Medium
Learning from failuresmedium.com

Fred: Almost Famous

Hitch Hikers’ Guide to My Profile

Hitch Hikers’ Guide to My Profile
AN INTRO + DOT-POINTS + NAVIGATION LINKS: ALL YOU NEEDmedium.com

Aldric Chen

How Living Life As A Soldier 20 Years Ago Taught Me To Appreciate School, Living Life On The Edge…

How Living Life As A Soldier 20 Years Ago Taught Me To Appreciate School, Living Life On The Edge…
The Army can be an interesting place. On hindsight.medium.com

Drew Spangler aka Orlando Laser Lipo Services

What Have I Been Doing For The Past Ten Years?

What Have I Been Doing For The Past Ten Years?
I have supported AHMG for over 10 years. In my AIT job description, there is no training or trainer mentioned in it…medium.com

Joshua Cronkhite

The Myth of the Self-Made Millionaire

The Myth of the Self-Made Millionaire
A story of misundertanding and disenfranchisement.medium.com

Shajedul Karim

Skills Will Kill You. Vulnerability Will Milk You. Forever.

Skills Will Kill You. Vulnerability Will Milk You. Forever.
Vulnerability is the most important, the most sought-after, the most valuable skill in 2021.medium.com

Louis Petrik

5 Reasons Online Friends Are Ridiculously Underrated

5 Reasons Online Friends Are Ridiculously Underrated
Especially during the pandemicmedium.com

Nancy Huang

4 Ways to Activate Your Life to Happiness

4 Ways to Activate Your Life to Happiness
My grandmother passed away a few years ago at the ripe old age of 95. She was the happiest person I know. Yet, if I…medium.com

Alberto Guerrero

7 Inspiring Life Lessons I Learned From Riding a Bike

7 Inspiring Life Lessons I Learned From Riding a Bike
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single stepmedium.com

Rose Blog

5 reasons to be grateful

5 reasons to be grateful
Living your life with gratitudemedium.com

Neera Mahajan

So You Made A Mistake

So You Made A Mistake
Now what?medium.com

Avana Lilly

Kitten Parenting 101

Kitten Parenting 101
Got A New Kitten? Here’s What You Needmedium.com

Shanker Mahadev

Understanding Stress to Make Use of it as a Powerful Weapon?

Understanding Stress to Make Use of it as a Powerful Weapon?
Have you ever wondered why do we stress?medium.com

Imad

A New Day Beckons

A New Day Beckons
Poetrymedium.com

Ada LLoyd

3 Vision Limiting Barriers to Living Your Dreams

3 Vision Limiting Barriers to Living Your Dreams
… and how to defeat themmedium.com

Konadu Akwasi Akuoko (CodedKaa)

Images Can Make or Break Your Content as a Creator.

Images Can Make or Break Your Content as a Creator.
Who wants to read a an exciting article with a boring picture. People are not insane.medium.com

Steven Acree Jr.

Have More Sex and Become Smarter By Choosing a Different Colored Toothbrush!

Have More Sex and Become Smarter By Choosing a Different Colored Toothbrush!
As a bonus it also can nudge you towards happiness!medium.com

Sam Davies

1.8 Billion People Stopped Eating!

1.8 Billion People Stopped Eating!
The secrets behind fasting and its many benefits.medium.com

Stephan Chatigny

The road to equanimity

The road to equanimity
Cherrypicking from four schools of thoughtmedium.com

Eduardo Espinheira

Management Fix

Management Fix
Infrastructure Investmentmedium.com

Trapper Sherwood

8 Surprising Self Confidence Boosters

8 Surprising Self Confidence Boosters
Once you know how to create confidence, you are on your way to becoming a very powerful person.medium.com

Stephen Key

Powerful Philosophies Used by Entrepreneurs That Have Succeeded in Business and Earned Millions

Powerful Philosophies Used by Entrepreneurs That Have Succeeded in Business and Earned Millions
How to separate yourself from the rest of the playing fieldmedium.com

Shawn Ingram

The Last Sunset at Depot Bay

The Last Sunset at Depot Bay
I look up from my phone, I want to witness every minute of this, the last sunset at Depot Bay.medium.com

Xin Xin

How to Make Money Online by Just Watching Videos: (In 2021)

How to Make Money Online by Just Watching Videos: (In 2021)
$2400 in one day? One of the ways to make money online (in 2021) by watching videos online.medium.com

Vee Goldman

The End Of Pyjamas

The End Of Pyjamas
Getting Dressed For The Return To Work Or Trying To. 
And Failing.
medium.com

Paola Perez

How Internal Racism Affected My Life

How Internal Racism Affected My Life
And how I overcame it.medium.com

Devika Malik

11 Things The Poor Don’t Know About Obtaining Money.

11 Things The Poor Don’t Know About Obtaining Money.
“Proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains — Karl Marx”medium.com

Ivette Cruz

Hold on to Love

Hold on to Love
Love with all your heartmedium.com

In case you missed these excellent stories from yesterday…

Brajendra

Something I Would Like to Share As A Writer

Something I Would Like to Share As A Writer
My experiences as a writer on Mediummedium.com

Michael Patanella

Expression Through Publishing

Expression Through Publishing
Life’s greatest lessons shown through wordsmedium.com

Qadir Abdus-Sabur, Ph.D.

From Many, One: Towards Equity for All

From Many, One
Towards Equity for Allmedium.com

An attribute to book My Soul Rants by Gurpreet Dhariwal, published poet.My Soul Rants
Introducing Gurpreet Dhariwal, a poet on ILLUMINATION — Mediummedium.com

Several new authors joined ILLUMINATION Book Chapters. You can enjoy chapters from their published books. 

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