I'm a medical student who writes.

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Articles about endevours of a medical student in medicine and beyond.


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The Weekly Cue

A weekly newsletter for the curious and eager to learn. Featuring medicine, thinking, learning and success.


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I publish all of my notes from books I read. They range from science, psychology, biographies to self-help and finance.

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What A Year Of Coding and Blogging Has Taught Me?

After a year of blogging and coding I realised how much I learned in the process. This article focuses on what exactly this has been. I like to think it's not just another article on the web, but rather a valuable reflection for anyone who has ever considered blogging.

Martin Verbic
1 December 2019 • 6 min read • Featured
What A Year Of Coding and Blogging Has Taught Me?

#Thinking

It's Time to Hold Ourselves Accountable

Blaming someone or something else for what happened is easy, but we do not affect that. Making ourselves accountable, however, is tough, but in my experience, beneficial. We affect ourselves.

Martin Verbic
16 November 2019 • 1 min read
It's Time to Hold Ourselves Accountable

#Medicine

How Does a Cup of Coffee Keep You Awake?

Why in the world does a cup of the most widely used and abused psychoactive substance in the world keep us awake? There are a diverse number of reasons, but here's my try at it from a medical perspective.

Martin Verbic
12 November 2019 • 4 min read • Featured
How Does a Cup of Coffee Keep You Awake?

#Thinking

Why Note-Taking Is Better Than Memorising

You know, that great idea for your next article, tweet or present for a friend you thought of the other day and then forgot about it? How many times has it happened to you? If you're lucky, it comes back to you, but usually not in the right moment.

Martin Verbic
29 October 2019 • 4 min read
Why Note-Taking Is Better Than Memorising

#Thinking

Why It Matters To Acknowledge Cognitive Dissonance?

Cognitive dissonance happens to us daily. It makes us uneasy and we then try to fight it by deluding ourselves. Usually, we can't do much about it. But what we can do is to acknowledge it and change our behaviour and thinking.

Martin Verbic
23 October 2019 • 4 min read
Why It Matters To Acknowledge Cognitive Dissonance?

#Thinking

The Power Of Choice

Every day, we can choose how we feel and what we do. We can affect our mood and actions for better or for worse. More often than not we're stuck in our own mindset, refusing to escape it.

Martin Verbic
17 October 2019 • 1 min read
The Power Of Choice