ILLUMINATION Featured Stories Issue #60

Selected stories from 9,600 writers supporting 94,500 readers on ILLUMINATION

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ILLUMINATION compiled some interesting stories for you today.

These pieces from our growing collection can inform and entertain you. External readers can access them via blogs on Word Press.

Thank you 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.

We have a new challenge for our contributors. 

1,000 Short Posts in 100 Days

1,000 Short Posts in 100 Days
How experienced writers can create more visibility on Medium taking this writing challengemedium.com

Short-Form Stories Not For Income But For Visibility. Think Of Them As A Tripwire

Short-Form Stories Not For Income But For Visibility. Think Of Them As A Tripwire
Creative and productive use of short-form posts on Mediummedium.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

An extended introduction to create visibility

Share your concerns and aspirations in a story

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

Please check our udpated conduct guidelines. This is particularly important for new contributors. Conduct Guidelines for ILLUMINATION Integrated Publications
Rules of engagement, success roadmap, and cross-pollination at four levelsmedium.com

Please enjoy our fresh stories.

Use This Simple Technique to Lead with Confidence, Grace, and Gratitude

Paula Bramante, PhD

Use This Simple Technique to Lead with Confidence, Grace, and Gratitude
Live into the height, width, and depth of your being with Centeringmedium.com

Why Can’t We Turn Away?

Keith R Wilson

Why Can’t We Turn Away?
The fascinating and appalling state called abjectionmedium.com

Top Three Simple Workouts For Sustained Fitness

Dr Mehmet Yildiz

Top Three Simple Workouts For Sustained Fitness
The secret to sustained fitness is making the workouts an enjoyable habit and squeezing them in between work breaksmedium.com

Success Was Never Enough for Me

Olawale Ogunti

Success Was Never Enough for Me
A realization journey — a lesson in successmedium.com

Buddhism

Ulf Wolf

Buddha, M.D.
The ultimate self-help systemmedium.com

Missing First Name

W. Cahraman

Missing First Name
Short Storymedium.com

“Tanka of all gods and goddesses are avatars of the Great All”

Marcus

“Tanka of all gods and goddesses are avatars of the Great All”
Gods and Goddesses
Earth Air Fire and Water
Elementary
Ancestral soul connections
Defy labeled constructions
medium.com

The Drum

George Lamptey

The Drum
A poemmedium.com

How to Talk to Your Dog About Philosophy

Carmelo San Paolo

How to Talk to Your Dog About Philosophy
I did and I learned something surprisingmedium.com

Lessons From History About Post-Pandemic Booms

Kabir Kalia

Lessons From History About Post-Pandemic Booms
The Cholera pandemic during the early 1830s hit France hard. It wiped out nearly 3% of Parisian, and hospitals were…medium.com

The Eyes of Time

Mia Verita

The Eyes of Time
I recall the day I met those eyes
and stared into the depths of time
After all the years that passed
I saw the way your…
medium.com

I Was Not Trying to Win the Adoration of the Cheering Crowd

Obinna Uruakpa

I Was Not Trying to Win the Adoration of the Cheering Crowd
Making myself worthy of that lasting lovemedium.com

Rory Best Accepts a Coaching Role With the Seattle Seawolves

Tree Langdon

Rory Best Accepts a Coaching Role With the Seattle Seawolves
It’s a big shakeup for the team.medium.com

Day Tripping: May 2

Stuart Englander

Day Tripping: May 2
Last hoorah, First Voyage, and Most valuedmedium.com

How to Overcome Social Anxiety For a Better Life

Lisa Richards

How to Overcome Social Anxiety For a Better Life
Learn how to feel good and live again.medium.com

The Golden Age of Stupidity has …

Aldric Chen

The Golden Age of Stupidity has …
medium.com

Chronic Neck Pain Is The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me

Joshua Cronkhite

Chronic Neck Pain Is The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
I wouldn’t trade it for anythingmedium.com

Would It Hurt to Acknowledge the Man on the Street?

Liangcai Chen

Would It Hurt to Acknowledge the Man on the Street?
Civil Inattention in a society of millionsmedium.com

A Black Librarian Sues Police in Federal Civil Lawsuit

Dee Adams

A Black Librarian Sues Police in Federal Civil Lawsuit
Is a white librarian’s lawsuit worth more?medium.com

Puzzled But Encouraged By Two Medium Readers

Gippolito Ndp

Puzzled But Encouraged By Two Medium Readers
An oddity about one of my articles has me scratching my head, but also feeling a little liftedmedium.com

This Will Be Awesome

Jan Mozer

This Will Be Awesome
I promise. Come and find out. Join us.medium.com

Purple OrchidsHannah 

Hannah M. Moore

Purple Orchids
A Mysterymedium.com

Painting

Patrick M. Ohana

Painting
An artful tankamedium.com

Ten Seasoned Sayings From my Mother Which Guided my Life

Verbieann Hardy

Ten Seasoned Sayings From my Mother Which Guided my Life
If only she knewmedium.com

Choose to Be a Fear Buster

Ada LLoyd

Choose to Be a Fear Buster
Fear is a choice. Choose to be a fear buster instead.medium.com

My Kids are Stuck to their Screens — Help!

Dave Smith

My Kids are Stuck to their Screens — Help!
Dads’ Survival Guide: Parentingmedium.com

EU Seeks to Ban ‘Unacceptable’ Uses of Artificial Intelligence

John Anderson

EU Seeks to Ban ‘Unacceptable’ Uses of Artificial Intelligence
EU outlines ambitious AI regulations focused on risky uses.medium.com

4 More Reasons Why It’s Pointless to Listen to People’s Opinions of You

Assumpta Nalubowa

4 More Reasons Why It’s Pointless to Listen to People’s Opinions of You
To know someone is to understand them. To understand is to have no more thoughts(opinions) about the person.medium.com

Pinnacle

Dr. Fatima Imam

Pinnacle
A poem: a celebration of mothersmedium.com

What to Do Instead of Focusing on ‘Fixing’ Any Problems

Sammy Wan

What to Do Instead of Focusing on ‘Fixing’ Any Problems
Life Lesson from Gardeningmedium.com

Get Every Story You Write Accepted on NewsBreak With High Ratings

Natalie Frank, Ph.D.

Get Every Story You Write Accepted on NewsBreak With High Ratings
Advice on how to get your stories accepted and ranked high on NewsBreak based on personal experience.medium.com

Joint Locks

Larry Nowicki

Joint Locks
Get the lock firstmedium.com

Are We Living Inside an Alien-created Matrix?

Terry Mansfield

Are We Living Inside an Alien-created Matrix?
A bizarre theory that makes us ponder our very existencemedium.com

Thank you notes to our Teachers

George Lamptey

Thank you notes to our Teachers
Life lessons: Education and Teachersmedium.com

What’s Hard for You but Easy for Others Is What You Are Made for

Shajedul Karim

What’s Hard for You but Easy for Others Is What You Are Made for
I am not mad, bro. Oh, wait maybe I am.medium.com

A Class Called Adulting

Ann Venkataraman

A Class Called Adulting
Important Life Lessons You Never Learn in Collegemedium.com

Bealtaine Rituals to Celebrate the May Festival

Hilda Carroll

Bealtaine Rituals to Celebrate the May Festival
This year it falls on May 5th.medium.com

Dementia Can’t Rob Us Of Our Love

Randy Wolken

Dementia Can’t Rob Us Of Our Love
Reconnect with those you care about mostmedium.com

For You, I’ll Always Be Home

Shreya Badonia

For You, I’ll Always Be Home
A love poemmedium.com

When a Girl Truly Loves You

Emily Wilcox

When a Girl Truly Loves You
A poem about being loved by a girlmedium.com

Falsehoods, Untruths, and Lies, Oh My

T. Mark Mangum

Falsehoods, Untruths, and Lies, Oh My
I learned today that the Washington Post will not maintain a database of Biden’s falsehoods as they continue…medium.com

Join the latest Crypto Phenomenon of Non-Fungible Token Artwork

Warren Brown

Join the latest Crypto Phenomenon of Non-Fungible Token Artwork
These NFTs have a story to tell which would interest youmedium.com

The Confidence Cane

Larry Nowicki

The Confidence Cane
A walking stick with attitude.medium.com

David Foster Wallace and Me

Terry Trueman

David Foster Wallace and Me
Upon my watching THE END OF THE TOURmedium.com

51 Lines of Advice to Write Words That Will Outlive You

Jonah Malin

51 Lines of Advice to Write Words That Will Outlive You
Ideas are not enough.medium.com

The Hand of Faith

Michele Grieve

The Hand of Faith
A poem of resiliencemedium.com

Resources for Safe and Effective Trauma Recovery

Renee Podunovich

Resources for Safe and Effective Trauma Recovery
From surviving to thrivingmedium.com

Free Microsoft and Azure Certification Exams Offer

Sumesh P

Free Microsoft and Azure Certification Exams Offer
Use this limited offer to take the certifications you always wanted.medium.com

Twart

Francesco Rizzuto

Twart
A love story gone wrongmedium.com

Jumping on the Bandwagon for a 100 Days

Keno Ogbo

Jumping on the Bandwagon for a 100 Days
It wasn’t designed for me, but I’ll do it, anywaymedium.com

25 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer User Should Know

Maryam

25 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Computer User Should Know
Programmer, content creator, or student this is for youmedium.com

What Do Followers Mean To You?

Misbah Ul Haq Syed

What Do Followers Mean To You?
The most intense question on Medium — Episode 17medium.com

Back to the past

Konstantinos Voulgaridis

Back to the past
Holiness of remembering loved onesmedium.com

Lara Da Crazi’s Vitruvius Woman

Lara Starcevich, Ph.D.,

Lara Da Crazi’s Vitruvius Woman
Or, the inside of my brainmedium.com

My review of GPT-3, the Fluent AI

Pakang Senosha

The artificial intelligence of GPT-3, my review.
I am honestly excited, surprised and spookedmedium.com

Hurry, Wrap it Up — Condom Sales are Surging

Toni Crowe

Hurry, Wrap it Up — Condom Sales are Surging
medium.com

This is How Much TikTok Paid Me For My 2.5M Viewed Video

Dayeldy Carrasco

This is How Much TikTok Paid Me For My 2.5M Viewed Video
You won’t believe me even if I showed youmedium.com

Old

Terry Trueman

Old
There comes
a time:
a day or
week
or month,
an hour or minute
as you grow older
when you realize
(often suddenly and…
medium.com

The REAL Reason You’re Not Getting Views And Making Big Bucks

Tim Ebl

The REAL Reason You’re Not Getting Views And Making Big Bucks
Algorithm secrets that could get you killedmedium.com

3 Revealing Realities About Mondays We Need to Stop Avoiding

Sion Evans

3 Revealing Realities About Mondays We Need to Stop Avoiding
Monday is the ultimate mirror to our livesmedium.com

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