Featured Stories Issue #48
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Introducing New Writers
Introducing New Writers We are onboarding new contributors joining ILLUMINATION, ILLUMINATION-Curated, ILLUMINATION’S MIRROR, ILLUMINATION Book…medium.com
Introducing an engaging book by prolific author Maria Rattray
In The Name Of My Father Introducing an engaging book by prolific author Maria Rattraymedium.com Machiavelli on How To Play The Power Game
Machiavelli on How To Play The Power Game In 500 years of human development and technological advancement, has anything really changed in how we do business?medium.com How to Look Beautiful Without Wearing Makeup
How to Look Beautiful Without Wearing Makeup If you put on makeup because you think you look terrible without it, you’re wrongmedium.com About Me
About Me Born Filipina and a resident of Singapore. I grew up hopping from one home to the other when my mother died. I was 6…medium.com
How White Are White Lies
How White Are White Lies One bitter truth behind white lies.medium.com
What I Learned After I Almost Died in Hawaii and How It Changed Me
What I Learned After I Almost Died in Hawaii and How It Changed Me This scary wake-up call taught me important life lessons.medium.com
A Girl from Vienna
A Girl from Vienna an anecdote from my mom’s life who died 10 years ago this monthmedium.com
I Can’t See the Yard for the Weeds
I Can’t See the Yard for the Weeds When some people can’t see the forest for the trees.medium.com
Kids Today Will Never Comprehend the Hardships We Suffered
Kids Today Will Never Comprehend the Hardships We Suffered It’s a Completely Different World Todaymedium.com
Inner Light Feel it radiating from inside outmedium.com
How To Balance Enthusiasm With Discipline
How To Balance Enthusiasm With Discipline Avoid burning out whilst maintaining high levels of workmedium.com
How Long Will Your Words Last and Will They Matter to Anyone Else?
How Long Will Your Words Last and Will They Matter to Anyone Else? Why writing with future generations in mind is importantmedium.com
Winners Don’t Quit Is A Big Lie — They Do.
Winners Don’t Quit Is A Big Lie — They Do. They just know the right time to quitmedium.com
Rain to Renew Our Soul
Rain to Renew Our Soul Morning relaxation thoughtsmedium.com
It Only Takes You 10 Minutes
It Only Takes You 10 Minutes A poem about time.medium.com
Alchemy of the Emperor
Alchemy of the Emperor This central truth — the coal-dark mystery of your timeless qualitymedium.com
One Step of the Dark
One Step of the Dark A poem of a soul who wanted to jump because she just used to think that she could never really learn to flymedium.com
My Medium Weekly Roundup
My Medium Weekly Roundup Here’s what I published this week and a few stories by others that I enjoyedmedium.com
The Lesson From the Prisoner’s Dilemma Is Cooperation and Truthfulness
The Lesson From the Prisoner’s Dilemma Is Cooperation and Truthfulness In the real world cooperation is not a terrible choicemedium.com
Create An Effective Content Marketing Strategy To Grow Your Brand A Strategic Step By Step Approach To Reaching Your Customersmedium.com
A Life of One’s Own Design
A Life of One’s Own Design self, family or greater wholemedium.com
5 Tips to Have a More Self-Confident Attitude
5 Tips to Have a More Self-Confident Attitude Doubting yourself is a habit. So is believing in yourself.medium.com
What Bothers me as a Writer
What Bothers me as a Writer Creative Ideas From Lawson Wallacemedium.com
Day Tripping: April 18
Day Tripping: April 18 Funerals, Fires, and Farewellsmedium.com
Building a Business, Part 1: Why I Decided To Leave Finance and Start a Coffee Business
Building a Business, Part 1: Why I Decided To Leave Finance and Start a Coffee Business A love storymedium.com
Embracing Willingness and Letting Go of the Why How I Gave Up Control and Got Out of My Own Waymedium.com
Françoise Hardy “Tant de Belles choses”medium.com
Top 3 Mindful Choices for Self Improvement Now
Top 3 Mindful Choices for Self Improvement Now Be in the 1% Who Consistently Achieve Their Goalsmedium.com
Treehouse FLASH Fiction Challenge 100 — Day 15medium.com
Twitch A Poemmedium.com
A Dialogue That Drew Me Close to the Journaling Habit
A Dialogue That Drew Me Close to the Journaling Habit If you open the channel, your journal will have a conversationmedium.com
Why Have We Stopped Caring For Other Fellow Humans?
Why Have We Stopped Caring For Other Fellow Humans? Has society turned evil?medium.com
Water Lily A tale of two twittlesmedium.com
What makes you think and feel better?
What makes you think and feel better? Living life to the next level of this journeymedium.com
The Chris Hogan Controversy
The Chris Hogan Controversy How my most popular story earned me basically nothingmedium.com
Ingenuity Is Ready To Take Off On Mars
Ingenuity Is Ready To Take Off On Mars The Mars helicopter will have its maiden flight after the 18th of April. Find out more about the helicopter and what…medium.com
Frikis: The Desperate Cubans Who Purposely Injected Themselves with HIV
Frikis: The Desperate Cubans Who Purposely Injected Themselves with HIV A tragic tale of the extreme things people will do for freedom.medium.com
We are only as sick as our secrets.
We are only as sick as our secrets. That’s the kicker found at the end of the 7-minute decoder ring for my latest tanka:medium.com
YouTube Ads Are Getting Seriously Boring.
YouTube Ads Are Getting Seriously Boring. When boring becomes more boring.medium.com
The Twittle Express
The Twittle Express All Aboard!!!!!!!medium.com
Don’t Stop To Smell The Roses
Don’t Stop To Smell The Roses Have you noticed how roses have lost their evocative scent?medium.com
Are You Living Your Own “Renaissance”?
Are You Living Your Own “Renaissance”? There might be something common between our journeys towards embracing change.medium.com
Your Ultimate Guide to No Touch Society
Your Ultimate Guide to No Touch Society Answers to all those awkward questionsmedium.com
I Gave Up Alcohol For Lent And Didn’t Know It.
I Gave Up Alcohol For Lent And Didn’t Know It. That was the last time I had a drink for the next five weeks. By the end of the fifth week, I realized what I did, and…medium.com
5 Lessons Learned from Writing for 10+ Publications Last Month
5 Lessons Learned from Writing for 10+ Publications Last Month How to get your work published in Medium’s publicationsmedium.com
How Building Relationships Almost Ended My Writing Career
How Building Relationships Almost Ended My Writing Career and Caused Me to be Bullied Relentlesslymedium.com
How Humans Face The loss-5 Stages Of Grief Theory
How Humans Face The loss-5 Stages Of Grief Theory Learning about emotions after a loss can help us healmedium.com
“Thank You For What You Do”
“Thank You For What You Do” A short storymedium.com
Life Lessons learned by a Movie Star.
Life Lessons learned by a Movie Star. All the days don’t remain the same.medium.com
That’s Not My Wife, Is It
That’s Not My Wife, Is It When my friend, whose an artist, said that he had a wedding present for me, I was suitably grateful. I should have seen…medium.com
The Proust Questionnaire Answered by Karen Madej
The Proust Questionnaire Answered by Karen Madej I loathe talking about my deepest darkest thoughts and I react with hostility when pushed too far. My sister told me I…medium.com
How to Make the Law of Attraction Work for You
How to Make the Law of Attraction Work for You The universe checked out. It’s all on you.medium.com
The Grooming of Young Girls Often Goes Unnoticed
The Grooming of Young Girls Often Goes Unnoticed How A Million Little Things told Sophie’s story exactly rightmedium.com
King Me A short short storymedium.com
After 7 months of writing on Medium: Here’s the Good, the Bad and the Ugly!
After 7 months of writing on Medium: Here’s the Good, the Bad and the Ugly! Medium is a level playing field for all writers, just don’t quit your day job.medium.com
Someone is Living in My Mirror
Someone is Living in My Mirror Flash Fiction Challenge 100 — Day 31medium.com
Monolith FLASH Fiction Challenge 100 — Day 23medium.com
Do You Suffer from Writer’s Tsundoku?
Do You Suffer from Writer’s Tsundoku? Reasons and Solutions…medium.com
Like a Good Canadian, I Rolled Up My Sleeve and Didn’t Ask Questions
Like a Good Canadian, I Rolled Up My Sleeve and Didn’t Ask Questions …. I tried to shake off the feeling that I was about to be injected with a vaccine which had a spotty track record and…medium.com
Eutierria, Death, and the Red Kayak
Eutierria, Death, and the Red Kayak What was this place? A dream? A delusion? A miracle? He didn’t know, but he was filled with absolute certainty of what…medium.com
Meeting Bears in the Boundary Waters
Meeting Bears in the Boundary Waters Facing fear to overcome itmedium.com
How I Became Fanatical About Golf
How I Became Fanatical About Golf But I am not on the PGA Tour — yetmedium.com
Ask These 12 Questions to Learn About a Person
Ask These 12 Questions to Learn About a Person See someone from all angles, not just the public onesmedium.com
Don’t waste Time watching Ted Talks
Don’t waste Time watching Ted Talks Without Doing Thismedium.com
How I Reduced My Overthinking
How I Reduced My Overthinking 5 ways to help you quiet your mindmedium.com
Questions to My Soul
Questions to My Soul Are you there?medium.com
The Ingredients of Good Hair
The Ingredients of Good Hair In Black hair, there’s poetry. You just have to look.medium.com
In Re: Daunte Wright, Adam Toledo, et al.
In Re: Daunte Wright, Adam Toledo, et al. A Poemmedium.com
Grant Faulkner’s Method for Writing 50,000 words Per Month
Grant Faulkner’s Method for Writing 50,000 words Per Month The Nanowrimo Method To Better Longer Writingmedium.com
The Perfect Harmony Between Ears: Podcasts in Higher Education
The Perfect Harmony Between Ears: Podcasts in Higher Education Introducing the Classical Management Murder Podcast Seriesmedium.com
Readers of Medium, Thank You for Being Incredible To me, you’re the best readers on the internet.medium.com
My Alcohol Problem During My 21-Day Quarantine
My Alcohol Problem During My 21-Day Quarantine Our hotel had a “virtual” happy hour every day!medium.com
My Love Song
My Love Song Haikumedium.com
Review of “Love and Monsters” on Netflix
Review of “Love and Monsters” on Netflix I have just finished watching “Love and Monsters” on Netflix. Netflix has been rigorously promoting this movie and it…medium.com
Waiting For Love
Waiting For Love In the phantasmagorical imaginings of my feverish mind,medium.com I struggle to keep up the illusion of a happy life. Buried in…
Have You Heard of RapChat?
Have You Heard of RapChat? A Creative Way to Express Yourselfmedium.com
Nostalgia Oh, to be a child again.medium.com
Movie Love: Measuring the World
Movie Love: Measuring the World A Day in the Life of an 18th Century Scientistmedium.com
I’m Grateful For Medium Every Day
I’m Grateful For Medium Every Day And I couldn’t be happier.medium.com
How to View Your Close Relationships to Better Understand Yourself
How to View Your Close Relationships to Better Understand Yourself Are we really like those we are around most in our lives?medium.com
Why words really do matter if you’re a king or wannabe king
Why words really do matter if you’re a king or wannabe king By G.O. Ippolitomedium.com
Expert Advice: Keeping Pets Safe While Away on Vacation
Expert Advice: Keeping Pets Safe While Away on Vacation Please don’t let this happen to you and your furry best friend.medium.com
WHAT MAKES A MAN REALLY STRONG THAT WOMEN DON’T KNOW.
WHAT MAKES A MAN REALLY STRONG THAT WOMEN DON’T KNOW. Don’t say you are strong when you don’t have this in yourself .medium.com
Why Medium Wants To Ban Your Story From Google
Why Medium Wants To Ban Your Story From Google Medium’s changes might target affiliates but affect everyonemedium.com
The Paradox of self
The Paradox of self Reveals the true nature of selfmedium.com
Can you become the President of the United States? A dream is not something you see in your sleep-A true story.medium.com
What Is a Man Without His Cock?
What Is a Man Without His Cock? Delusions of grandeur and cockfightingmedium.com
Villanelle 3* How Nostalgia Fooled Usmedium.com
Introvert Travels a poemmedium.com
Struggle On — A Poem
Struggle On – A Poem Hiking In The Snowmedium.com Several new authors joined ILLUMINATION Book Chapters. You can enjoy chapters from their published books. Check them!
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