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Featured Stories Issue #56

Selected stories from 9,500 writers supporting 94,500 readers on ILLUMINATION

Image designed by Dr Mehmet Yildiz — digitalmehmet.com

ILLUMINATION compiled interesting stories for you.

These stories from our growing collection can inform and entertain you. 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 accessible from this collection.Collection of Featured Stories
Easy access to daily selected stories from engaging writers of ILLUMINATIONmedium.com

You may check this collection of book chapters in our special publication (ILLUMINATION Book Chapters) hosting published books from accomplished 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.

An extended introduction

Invitation To A Writing Challenge
Share your concerns and aspirations in a storymedium.com

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

Please enjoy our fresh stories.

ILLUMINATION

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

Ada LLoyd

I Chose Fear Until I Chose Freedom

I Chose Fear Until I Chose Freedom
My History Had Me Constantly Fearing Rejection Until I Had the Courage to Choose Freedommedium.com

Agnes Laurens

Stories On ILLUMINATION

Stories On ILLUMINATION
Some pieces that I selected for you. Enjoy!medium.com

Agustín Muñoz-Sanz

Be Careful Whether Chaos, Climate Change, And Rev. Martin Luther’s Flea Join.

Be Careful Whether Chaos, Climate Change, And Rev. Martin Luther’s Flea Join.
Pandemics used to be the consequence of several events’ conjunction.medium.com

Akarsh Nalawade

We Have 15 Years To Save The World

We Have 15 Years To Save The World
Degrowth Is Our Only Hopemedium.com

Alan Dinelka

7 Paradoxes That Will Drive You Crazy

7 Paradoxes That Will Drive You Crazy
It’s all about contradictionmedium.com

Alberto Guerrero

10 Signs You Will Never Make It In Life

10 Signs You Will Never Make It In Life
Avoid this and you will do finemedium.com

Aldric Chen

How and What I Think About Discrimination and Why it Matters

How and What I Think About Discrimination and Why it Matters
We need an honest discussionmedium.com

Alexis Behrend

Can You Actually See Your Life?

Can You Actually See Your Life?
Or Are You A Victim of Glare?medium.com

Amy Culberg

My Self-Driving Car and I Are In Couples Counseling

My Self-Driving Car and I Are In Couples Counseling
He’s threatening to leave memedium.com

Amy Pierovich, Ed.D.

Sweet Victor

Sweet Victor
A true mother’s sonmedium.com

Andre Sevenius Nilsen

How Words Can Change The Way We View The World

How Words Can Change The Way We View The World
Concepts Collapse The Indefinite Into The Definitemedium.com

Abdullah Nadeem

How To Balance Enthusiasm With Discipline

How To Balance Enthusiasm With Discipline
Avoid burning out whilst maintaining high levels of workmedium.com

ABINAS JAGERNAUTH

Make The World Go Away

Make The World Go Away
You don’t need to know the details about everything in the worldmedium.com

ASGARALY LOULOUA

How My Ancestors Arrived In Madagascar

How My Ancestors Arrived In Madagascar
I was born in Mahajanga, on the north of the coast. I am the last one member of a big family of 7 persons.medium.com

Ash K

Gods and Monsters

Gods and Monsters
An ancient deadly gamemedium.com

Attila Ilman

Why censorship is more dangerous than fake news & extremists

Why censorship is more dangerous than fake news & extremists
All great truths begin as blasphemiesmedium.com

Bebe Nicholson

Hiking in South Carolina’s Upstate

Hiking in South Carolina’s Upstate
We’ve learned to take plenty of water and a spirit of adventure when we set out to discover more of what our beautiful…medium.com

Bhupesh Mistry

9 Things You Shouldn’t do After a Breakup

9 Things You Shouldn’t do After a Breakup
What I learned from my experiencemedium.com

Bonnie Johnson

Are Our Fears Rational and Helpful or Holding Us Back?

Are Our Fears Rational and Helpful or Holding Us Back?
Putting fear in perspectivemedium.com

Brenda Mahler

Finding Stability in a Chaotic World

Finding Stability in a Chaotic World
Strategies to love yourself and othersmedium.com

Brian Dickens Barrabee

My Uncle Ran Over My Cousin

My Uncle Ran Over My Cousin
Relax; tragedy was avoided — barely.medium.com

Brian Lamacraft

The Real Problem with Men is Emotional

The Real Problem with Men is Emotional
This scenario occurs far too oftenmedium.com

Brian Loo Soon Hua

Interview with a Male Sex Worker in London

Interview with a Male Sex Worker in London
A nude webcam model explains how he makes close to $1,000 a week from his bedroommedium.com

Britta Ollrogge, MBA

Get Out Of The (Inner) Prison

Get Out Of The (Inner) Prison
Freedom Can’t be boughtmedium.com

Carmelo San Paolo

America is the Coolest Country on Earth

America is the Coolest Country on Earth
You’re just gonna have to deal with itmedium.com

Carole Olsen

After 30 Years of Sobriety, I Still Have Drinking Dreams

After 30 Years of Sobriety, I Still Have Drinking Dreams
When my head hits that pillow at night, the last thing on my mind is drinking, but in the wee hours of the morning, my…medium.com

Cassie Ring

Procreate Shadow Tutorial

Procreate Shadow Tutorial
How to Make Your Images POPmedium.com

Catrina Cowart

3 Hacks to Speed Up Your Typing

3 Hacks to Speed Up Your Typing
Get to 75, 90, or even 100 words per minutemedium.com

Chandrani Anantharaman

Can Stress Be Good for You? Seven Remarkable Benefits You Need to Know.

Can Stress Be Good for You? Seven Remarkable Benefits You Need to Know.
A moderate level of stress can be good for you. Find out how.medium.com

Christyl Rivers, Phd.

Triggers, Trauma, and Trying Our Best

Triggers, Trauma, and Trying Our Best
We have triggers if we are human. Learn to use them to your advantage.medium.com

Claire Kelly

The Chess Game

The Chess Game
Chess with my Grandfather.medium.com

Cristina Comunian

Love is Accepting People Where They Are

Love is Accepting People Where They Are
A lesson from my mom for Meghan Markle, myself, and everyone elsemedium.com

Dan Catalin

The Worst Interview Of My Life

The Worst Interview Of My Life
A nightmare or a dream?medium.com

Dan Lee

Tricking Out Tesla

Tricking Out Tesla
Consumer Reports walks like those short shorts are too tightmedium.com

Delilah Brass

Own Your Mornings

Own Your Mornings
How to love the AMmedium.com

Dhanaraj Natesan

How To Deal With Negative Criticism

How To Deal With Negative Criticism
How I overcome criticism in my lifemedium.com

DharanM

How To Stay Mentally and Physically Healthy When Travelling

How To Stay Mentally and Physically Healthy When Travelling
When I am travelling for work related purposes, I usually do not bring along my dumbbells. Simply, because I am too…medium.com

Donnette Anglin

Now Is The Time To Get Things Done, Not Later.

Now Is The Time To Get Things Done, Not Later.
Later is never promised to you. Do it now.medium.com

Dr Mehmet Yildiz

Chapter 20 of Digital Intelligence on ILLUMINATION Book Chapters

Chapter 20 of Digital Intelligence on ILLUMINATION Book Chapters
This chapter is about traits of exceptional leader on digital ventures.medium.com

Impact and Implications of Recent Medium Survey for Creators

Impact and Implications of Recent Medium Survey for Creators
I shared interesting points of view on SYNERGY.medium.com

Ed Matthews

Your 10 Favorite Movies Reveal Your Inner Soul

Your 10 Favorite Movies Reveal Your Inner Soul
What I learned when I listed my 10 favorite moviesmedium.com

EJY

A Man Sold His Life

A Man Sold His Life
The World’s First Publicly Traded Human Selling at $1 a Share to Investors to Control His Lifemedium.com

Elvie

9 Booming Home Business Ideas In the Philippines Today

9 Booming Home Business Ideas In the Philippines Today
If you are looking for something to support your current income, some of these ideas maybe applicable to you. Low…medium.com

Emily Wilcox

If Stairs Could Speak

If Stairs Could Speak
A poem about the footprints we leave behindmedium.com

Imagine Ever Judging a Person

Imagine Ever Judging a Person
A poem about appearancesmedium.com

Ephraim Champion

Commit to Believing in Yourself

Commit to Believing in Yourself
No one else does.medium.com

Erika Chaudhary

To be Your Own Boss Is Not for Everyone

To be Your Own Boss Is Not for Everyone
The truth about working for yourself and creating a businessmedium.com

Esther George

I Want To Cuss Out Loud And Say F**k You So Don’t Try To Stop Me

I Want To Cuss Out Loud And Say F**k You So Don’t Try To Stop Me
My tight rein over anger was truly a skill I had masteredmedium.com

eve.g

Exploring the Traditions and Symbols of Mexico’s Day of the Dead

Exploring the Traditions and Symbols of Mexico’s Day of the Dead
In my opinion, deeply rooted traditions of Mexican people or Latin culture is one of the most fascinating topics to…medium.com

Flex Mauto

Finding Success on Medium Requires You To Accept Most of Your Articles Will Flop

Finding Success on Medium Requires You To Accept Most of Your Articles Will Flop
There are no participation trophies with online writing.medium.com

Floyd Mori

Is Mail In Voting At Risk From Republicans?

Is Mail In Voting At Risk From Republicans?
It has been working in red states and blue statesmedium.com

Fred: Almost Famous

Three ‘David & Goliath’ Stories

Three ‘David & Goliath’ Stories
THREE KIDS BRING THREE GIANTS DOWN TO EARTHmedium.com

Gary Westfal

A Designer’s Life

A Designer’s Life
The truth on the real differences between the have’s and have-nots.medium.com

George Lamptey

Folk Tales

Folk Tales
Part 1- a poemmedium.com

Gippolito Ndp

The Secret of Philip’s Rock

The Secret of Philip’s Rock
Coming of Age in the East Endmedium.com

Humaira Iqbal

A Brief Analysis of My Highest Earning Medium Articles

A Brief Analysis of My Highest Earning Medium Articles
It’ll only take you 61 seconds to read…maybe even 59medium.com

I. Trudie Palmer

There is a Conspiracy Going On and Universal Forces are Involved

There is a Conspiracy Going On and Universal Forces are Involved
Look out for the unfoldingmedium.com

Ian Drummond

How a Corporate Gig Helped Me Travel the World and Widened My Perspective

How a Corporate Gig Helped Me Travel the World and Widened My Perspective
Other cultures are the key to richer thinkingmedium.com

Irish Toffee

The Cosmic Dance

The Cosmic Dance
Are we raising the plants? Or are they raising us! Before you laugh it off, let me introduce a new perspective here. It…medium.com

Ivette Cruz

Date With the Moon

Date With the Moon
Every daymedium.com

Jade M.

Read, Clapped, And Other Lies

Read, Clapped, And Other Lies
The Perils of Being in a Facebook Writing Groupmedium.com

Jeff Herring

The Content Week Review & Side Show, Vol. 2

The Content Week Review & Side Show, Vol. 2
Pack a lunch and enjoy…medium.com

JJ Lim, BSc (Hons)

There Will Be Demand For Both Meat And Alternative Protein.

There Will Be Demand For Both Meat And Alternative Protein.
Meat and alternative protein can co-exist in a food system.medium.com

Joe Luca

The Punch Landed Before the Fist Did

The Punch Landed Before the Fist Did
24 April 2021 Saturday Poetry Prompt: the apparent contradictionmedium.com

Scott John Anderson

10 Habits to Live More Than 100 Years According to Science

10 Habits to Live More Than 100 Years According to Science
Some things are common sense and others you will not expect.medium.com

John Cristóbal

The Soldier’s Peace

The Soldier’s Peace
Found on the Western Frontmedium.com

Jonathan Thomas

Polymath Skills: Making an Art Youtube Channel

Polymath Skills: Making an Art Youtube Channel
I might as well try to do something that makes me happy— AfroPolymathmedium.com

Kaori Mitsui

Three Powerful Factors Made Me Love This Power Food More

Three Powerful Factors Made Me Love This Power Food More
Garlicmedium.com

Karen Madej

19 Steps to Freelancer Heaven

19 Steps to Freelancer Heaven
Start now and you’ll be ready to write to your heart’s content in ten years, maybe sooner.medium.com

Bi-Weekly Wisdom from Karen

Bi-Weekly Wisdom from Karen
In honour of National Poetry Week #fashion, #polygamy #colours #priceless #nostalgiamedium.com

Karthik Raj

2 Questions You Should Ask Yourself To Overcome Impostor Syndrome

2 Questions You Should Ask Yourself To Overcome Impostor Syndrome
“It’s Not You, It’s Me.”medium.com

I got COVID-19 — and it gave me an important outlook on life

I got COVID-19 — and it gave me an important outlook on life
It’s not about health, but about the key to unlocking the next level of lifemedium.com

Keri Mangis

Lucid Dreaming 101

Lucid Dreaming 101
How (and why) to start waking up in your dreamsmedium.com

Khadejah Jones

You’re Losing Your Identity Because You’re Losing Your Passion

You’re Losing Your Identity Because You’re Losing Your Passion
A life lesson from all of my failed business ventures.medium.com

Here’s Why Not Having Any Friends Can Be The Best Thing That Ever Happens to You

Here’s Why Not Having Any Friends Can Be The Best Thing That Ever Happens to You
You can be happy on your own.medium.com

Kim McKinney

My Second Vaccination Is Over
But I almost got dizzy and wrecked my car during the 15-minute waitmedium.com

Kristina God

How To Practice ‘The Joy Of Missing Out’ And To Say ‘No’ When It Matters Most

How To Practice ‘The Joy Of Missing Out’ And To Say ‘No’ When It Matters Most
Reflections from a Covid-survivor towards the opposite of FOMOmedium.com

Lara Starcevich, Ph.D.

We All Have that Moment

We All Have that Moment
We can’t forgetmedium.com

Lawson Wallace

A Bus Terminal in Florida

A Bus Terminal in Florida
Averting Tragedies at the Bus Terminalmedium.com

Liam Ireland

Shouting Clouds

Shouting Clouds
Prompt number 2 Thundercloudsmedium.com

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

ILLUMINATION Book Chapters
Submit your book chapters in story formatmedium.com

Thank you for reading our stories.

Many thanks to our editors who reviewed and published these stories for you. Our editors work hard to help our writers submit their best stories. They invest their precious time volunteering for the smooth publishing of stories every day. 

You can find editor profiles in this story.Editors of ILLUMINATION
The powerful minds and leaders behind the success of a significant publication on Mediummedium.com

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Thank you for reading stories of outstanding writers compiled by ILLUMINATION-CuratedILLUMINATION and Editor of Technology Hits

Please check Book Chapters from our accomplished authors on ILLUMINATION Book Chapters.ILLUMINATION Book Chapters
Submit your book chapters in story formatmedium.com

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