I'm a medical student writing about medicine, learning, thinking and success.


Making 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.

1 min read Thinking

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.

4 min read Medicine

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.

4 min read 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.

4 min read 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.

1 min read Thinking

Martin Verbic


Martin Verbic

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