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inspirational music for the medical student 2.8

Starting med school is like starting a new life…you have to learn to study extremely efficiently, deal with slightly crazy classmates, and fumble your way through your first physical exams and patient interviews. Along the way, you’re going to make mistakes, many embarrassing ones. You’re going to be scared that you’re never going to be good enough. And you’re going to be happy that you’re pursuing your dream. So in honor of new beginnings, my song for this week is Yael Naim – New Soul.

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inspirational music for life’s (annoying) little moments 2.7

Happy Lunar New Year! It’s the year of the rat, but don’t worry, rats aren’t all bad.

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inspirational music for the graduate student 2.7

I’ve got my lab schedule down to only two days a week now. But I’ve come to realize that even two days is two days too many. Dealing with a passive aggressive narcissistic major professor just plain sucks. Just when I think it’s okay, it’s not. So my song for this week is OK Go – Here it Goes Again. YouTube Preview Image

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inspirational music for the medical student 2.7

Things never really are what we think they are. That cute chick at Starbucks? Yeah, she’s a little psycho. That picture perfect family? Yeah, the kids are on drugs and the parents are having affairs. Being a doctor? Yeah, it’s not what we think it is either. And I think we begin to see a little of that when we start med school. And since I’ll be heading back to med school soon (yay!), I’m thinking I’m going to face some realities about what I’ve gotten into that I had some misconceived notions about. So in honor of things not being what they seem, my song for this week is The Killers – When You Were Young. YouTube Preview Image

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inspirational music for life’s (annoying) little moments 2.6

Unluckily enough for me, my holidays were chock full of in-law action (or inaction depending on how you look at it).  And after yet another Christmas where I ended up with re-gifts and gift cards to places I don’t shop after I put a lot of thought and money into their presents combined with their blatant hypocrisy, I’m done with them.  I seldom take leaps or put my faith into people because that’s just not how I am.  But I (foolishly) put myself out there with them because I thought we could all be family…that I would have a motherly figure in my life again, a sister, and brothers who would actually listen to me (my brothers have since come around).  But everything that has happened with my in-laws since the day I got married has only served to remind me of exactly why I put a huge wall around myself that few people ever manage to scale.  And to show me how big of an idiot I was to believe even for a second that I was going to gain another loving family.  So my song for this week is Paramore – For a Pessimist, I’m Pretty Optimistic because I put my faith in these people and they just threw it away.  And then some.

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inspirational music for the graduate student 2.6

I’ve always wanted to be a scientist.  Science has always been my first love.  Medicine was just an extension or application of science.  At the root of it all was my love for science.  Too bad that’s all over now thanks to my major professor.  But that doesn’t stop me from declaring that I am a Scientist (by Guided by Voices).YouTube Preview Image Don’t forget to send song suggestions here.

inspirational music for the medical student 2.6

Ah…med school…such a time of discovery.  We learn so much that it kind of drives us crazy, making us wonder sometimes whether we’re Sick or Sane (Senses Fail).

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inspirational music for life’s (annoying) little moments 2.5

Feeling not so nice lately.  Nice guys sure do finish last.  So my song for this week is Get Set Go – Mean.

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