The Weekly Cue

From a medical student for the curious and eager to learn. The Weekly Cue is a subscriber-exclusive weekly newsletter with resources about medicine, thinking, learning and success that resonated with me. It aims to teach something new with every issue.


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A Year of Blogging And Coding - #18

Some exciting news, a year of blogging and coding, book notes, treating heart attacks, making big decision and some more reflections on coding.

Martin Verbic
5 December 2019 • 2 min read

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The Weekly Cue #17

In this issue of The Weekly Cue I share a podcast from Peter Attia and articles about polymaths, de novo genes and iPhones.

Martin Verbic
28 November 2019 • 1 min read

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Why It Matters To Acknowledge Cognitive Dissonance? - #12

Here’s your weekly recap of what I’ve been up to. Cognitive dissonance, viruses, choices and a couple more.

Martin Verbic
24 October 2019 • 1 min read

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The Power Of Choice - #11

Power of choice, virginity, bad social media, AI in medicine and education as a piece of paper. The Weekly Cue #11.

Martin Verbic
17 October 2019 • 1 min read

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Bullet Journal: An Extension of Your Thoughts - #10

A couple of issues ago, I wrote about setting a reminder with one simple question: “Are you inventing things to do to avoid the important?”. In that same issue, I also wrote about the time when you’re doing the important, but your mind is all over the place.

Martin Verbic
10 October 2019 • 2 min read

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What Good Does It Make to Read a Lot and Get Nothing in Return? - #9

Simple answer: it doesn’t make any good. Over the past few months the amount of my reading has skyrocketed. But I would be mindlessly wasting time if I got nothing in return. No new knowledge or perspectives.

Martin Verbic
3 October 2019 • 1 min read

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Cognitive Dissonance At Its Best - 8#

This issue will be about cognitive dissonance - the mental discomfort we feel when we hold two or more contradictory beliefs, ideas or values. We try to reduce the cognitive dissonance by, for example, ignoring the information that increase the cognitive dissonance.

Martin Verbic
26 September 2019 • 4 min read

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Most Valuable Lessons From The Man Behind Apple - #7

The lessons Steve Jobs taught us through his work at Apple. Inspired by iPhones and Prague.

Martin Verbic
19 September 2019 • 1 min read

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Beat Procrastination With One Simple Question - #6

At the time of writing this email, I was sitting on a train from Amsterdam to Berlin. It’s a 6-hour ride through some beautiful Dutch and German landscape. But nevertheless, it’s not very eventful and entertaining. What’s there to do? You literally have to invent things to do.

Martin Verbic
12 September 2019 • 3 min read

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Back To Basics - #5

I’ve tried everything. I read books about SEO, marketing, blogging, but my website is still not where I want it to be. Truth be told, I’m not sure where and when I want it to be. So I applied the good old strategy of going back to basics. Your patience is appreciated.

Martin Verbic
5 September 2019 • 3 min read