Getting It

Subaan Qasim & Daniel Redfearn

The conversation where we try to understand life just a little bit more. Hosted by Daniel Redfearn and Subaan Qasim, we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking.

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Getting It: The Who, What and Why.
Aug 9 2020
Getting It: The Who, What and Why.
In this trailer episode, we explain what you can expect from this podcast. We cover who we are, what we what we plan to talk/discuss about, our intentions behind starting this podcast, and our ethos: curiosity, variety, and discipline. --- Enjoyed the episode? Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer a more visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 4th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 5th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.
Navigating Art Galleries as a Newcomer πŸ–Ό
Jul 12 2022
Navigating Art Galleries as a Newcomer πŸ–Ό
Dan talks about his recent new-found enjoyment taken from going to art galleries. He discusses some of his favourite paintings in the National Gallery, and Subaan shares some thoughts and reflections on these artists, as well as thinking about how art can be used in the modern day as a form of digital identity. Key points from this episode: Why do we enjoy art galleries?The different lenses a piece of art can be viewed throughIs historical art biased towards the 'winners' and privileged in society?Walking through time: some of Dan’s favourite artistsSubsurface scattering makes everything look goodPainters understand the physics and emotion of light better than anyone elseSubaan thinks about art ownership in the future Enjoyed the episode? Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! You can also support us by buying us a coffee (or any food item)! πŸ‘‰πŸ½πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer to have a visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 5th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 6th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.
Manaus: A City in the Amazon Rainforest - Manaus Reflections pt. 2
Jun 20 2022
Manaus: A City in the Amazon Rainforest - Manaus Reflections pt. 2
After a preamble about work setups and how the sun is increasing our drive to learn new things, Dan describes what a city in the middle of the Amazon rainforest is like. Unfortunately, Subaan's microphone stopped recording at around the ~31 minute mark, so you'll have to listen to Dan speaking to himself and imagine what Subaan is saying πŸ₯΄ Enjoyed the episode? Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! You can also support us by buying us a coffee (or any food item)! πŸ‘‰πŸ½πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer to have a visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 5th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 6th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.
Living in the Amazon Rainforest - Manaus Reflections pt. 1
Jun 13 2022
Living in the Amazon Rainforest - Manaus Reflections pt. 1
Dan is back from his 2-week stay in Manaus - a city in the middle of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. He talks about the geography of Brazil and the Amazon, as well as reflect on the experiences he had in the first couple of days staying with different peoples within the Amazon. Key points of this episode: The geography of Brazil and the Amazon - it's unimaginably bigThe Amazon river system should be classified as an official wonder of the worldThe perception of exercise and its relation to health by doctors in ManausBeing the first English person most people in Manaus have metWhy most people in Manaus have never left the cityDoes man seek a simple life? Enjoyed the episode? Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! You can also support us by buying us a coffee (or any food item)! πŸ‘‰πŸ½πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer to have a visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 5th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 6th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.
Transitioning to FY1, Holidays, and Awareness of Burnout
May 23 2022
Transitioning to FY1, Holidays, and Awareness of Burnout
Dan talks about his experience transitioning into FY1 roles on placement as his time at medical school draws to a close. We also ramble a bit about the city of Manaus, going on holidays, and how Subaan's sign's that he might be hitting burnout. Enjoyed the episode? Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! You can also support us by buying us a coffee (or any food item)! πŸ‘‰πŸ½πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer to have a visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 5th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 6th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.
Is One's Downfall Inevitable Once They Reach The Top? - Shower Thoughts 🚿 ep. 22
May 9 2022
Is One's Downfall Inevitable Once They Reach The Top? - Shower Thoughts 🚿 ep. 22
Nearly all Individuals and teams from sports, to business, to basically every other aspect of life, seem to lose their place at number 1 soon after hitting their peak. Is this downfall inevitable? How can this be avoided? Enjoyed the episode? Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! You can also support us by buying us a coffee (or any food item)! πŸ‘‰πŸ½πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer to have a visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 5th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 6th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.
What's the Point of Fasting in Ramadan?
Apr 26 2022
What's the Point of Fasting in Ramadan?
After the number one question of "not even water?!", Subaan explains one of the key aspects on why fasting is mandated for Muslims during the Islamic month of Ramadan. Enjoyed the episode? Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! You can also support us by buying us a coffee (or any food item)! πŸ‘‰πŸ½πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer to have a visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 5th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 6th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.
Taking a Break From Medicine
Apr 11 2022
Taking a Break From Medicine
Subaan takes a break from his medical studies to explore other avenues, and discusses what he has planned and his thought process behind making the decision. Enjoyed the episode? Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! You can also support us by buying us a coffee (or any food item)! πŸ‘‰πŸ½πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer to have a visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 5th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 6th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.
Managing the Mind During Exams | Shower Thoughts 🚿 ep. 21
Mar 28 2022
Managing the Mind During Exams | Shower Thoughts 🚿 ep. 21
Dan has finally completed all exams of his 6 years at medical school. Here, we talk about what he's learned about keeping focused in exams, particularly OSCEs. Enjoyed the episode? Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! You can also support us by buying us a coffee (or any food item)! πŸ‘‰πŸ½πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer to have a visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 5th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 6th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.
Sentiments After Being a Victim of Theft
Mar 21 2022
Sentiments After Being a Victim of Theft
Subaan had his motorbike stolen straight after the end of last episode (ironically talking about motorbikes). Dan's friend almost had their phone stolen. We reflect on what went through our minds at the time of the events, and how we feel now. Enjoyed the episode? Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! You can also support us by buying us a coffee (or any food item)! πŸ‘‰πŸ½πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer to have a visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 5th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 6th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.
The Sensations of Riding a Motorbike
Feb 28 2022
The Sensations of Riding a Motorbike
We recorded this episode straight after Subaan took Dan on the back of his new motorbike. We talk about the various aspects of riding motorcycles from pros and cons to the feelings and sensations one experiences. Enjoyed the episode? Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! You can also support us by buying us a coffee (or any food item)! πŸ‘‰πŸ½πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer to have a visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 5th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 6th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.
Reading and Retaining Information
Feb 14 2022
Reading and Retaining Information
We Facetimed and instantly starting recording. This episode is the result. Enjoyed the episode? Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! You can also support us by buying us a coffee (or any food item)! πŸ‘‰πŸ½πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer to have a visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 5th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 6th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.
Is There a Single Best Way to Travel?
Feb 10 2022
Is There a Single Best Way to Travel?
Following Dan's recent escapades, we discuss on what makes travelling what it is.--- Enjoyed the episode? Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! You can also support us by buying us a coffee (or any food item)! πŸ‘‰πŸ½πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer to have a visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 5th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 6th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.
Conditional vs. Unconditional Gift Giving - Shower Thoughts 🚿 ep. 20
Jan 31 2022
Conditional vs. Unconditional Gift Giving - Shower Thoughts 🚿 ep. 20
We discuss how the meaning of a gift changes when given on an occasion (e.g. birthday, Christmas etc.) versus when a gift is given randomly. Are you truly giving a gift it is conditional to a date and the recipient is expecting a gift from you? In Shower Thoughts we overthink those random questions and life-changing thoughts we frequently have in the shower and maybe come to a conclusion, all in a casual conversation. --- Enjoyed the episode? Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! You can also support us by buying us a coffee (or any food item)! πŸ‘‰πŸ½πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer to have a visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 5th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 6th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.
Death and Fears
Jan 24 2022
Death and Fears
This is the second half of last weeks episode where we talk about death and overcoming fears. We recommend you listen to episode 59 to gain some more context into the discussion, particularly about coming to terms with death. Topics discussed: Why do we fear death?Subaan’s childhood fear of rollercoastersRationalising fearsOvercoming different types of fearsRationalism vs empiricismAre fears irrational?Negativity dominance and loss aversionHow can we overcome the fear of death? --- Enjoyed the episode? Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! You can also support us by buying us a coffee (or any food item)! πŸ‘‰πŸ½πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer to have a visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 5th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 6th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.
Attitudes Towards Exams and New Year Resolutions
Jan 17 2022
Attitudes Towards Exams and New Year Resolutions
We talk about how attitudes and motivations towards exams and studying have changed now that Dan has basically completed all exams for medical school. --- Enjoyed the episode? Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! You can also support us by buying us a coffee (or any food item)! πŸ‘‰πŸ½πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer to have a visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 5th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 6th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.
Book Discussion: The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy
Jan 10 2022
Book Discussion: The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy
Dan recently read The Death of Ivan Ilyich which fuels the subsequent discussion on chasing status, outwardly appearances, and death. Meme of the week: the episode? Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! You can also support us by buying us a coffee (or any food item)! πŸ‘‰πŸ½πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer to have a visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 4th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 5th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.
Post-hiatus Ramblings
Jan 3 2022
Post-hiatus Ramblings
After 5 weeks of not uploading, we finally come back to waffling at our usual weekly schedule. We talk about why we haven't uploaded in the past 5 weeks, Subaan find his ultimate intrinsic source of joy, Dan's incorporated reading into his daily routine, and is practicing medicine as a doctor no longer in the books for Subaan? --- Enjoyed the episode? Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! You can also support us by buying us a coffee (or any food item)! πŸ‘‰πŸ½πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer to have a visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 4th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 5th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.
Armpits πŸ’ͺ🏽, Walking πŸšΆπŸ½β€β™‚οΈ and Maps πŸ—Ί
Nov 23 2021
Armpits πŸ’ͺ🏽, Walking πŸšΆπŸ½β€β™‚οΈ and Maps πŸ—Ί
29 minutes of pure waffle. Basically a filler episode. It be like that sometimes. --- Enjoyed the episode?Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! You can also support us by buying us a coffee (or any food item)! πŸ‘‰πŸ½πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer to have a visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 4th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 5th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.
Is Parenting Innate? - Shower Thoughts 🚿 ep. 19
Nov 16 2021
Is Parenting Innate? - Shower Thoughts 🚿 ep. 19
How do animals (including humans) just know how to raise offspring? How much of it is innate, and how much is learned? In Shower Thoughts we overthink those random questions and life-changing thoughts we frequently have in the shower and maybe come to a conclusion, all in a casual conversation. --- Enjoyed the episode?Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! You can also support us by buying us a coffee (or any food item)! πŸ‘‰πŸ½πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer to have a visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 4th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 5th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.
Navigating the Transition of Responsibility from Medical Student to Doctor – Shower Thoughts 🚿 ep. 18
Nov 8 2021
Navigating the Transition of Responsibility from Medical Student to Doctor – Shower Thoughts 🚿 ep. 18
We talk about the shift in responsibility Dan has experienced as he's started his final year GP rotation. How confident are you 'allowed' to be in your clinical impression and formulation of a patient as a student? In Shower Thoughts we overthink those random questions and life-changing thoughts we frequently have in the shower and maybe come to a conclusion, all in a casual conversation. --- Enjoyed the episode?Please consider leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It helps a tonne in helping new people discover the podcast! You can also support us by buying us a coffee (or any food item)! πŸ‘‰πŸ½πŸ‘ˆπŸ½ --- Get involved! Have a thought or insight about something we discussed? Or have a question/episode/new topic for us to delve into? Then drop us a message at thoughts@gettingit.co.uk. --- Connect and stay up-to-date We want to interact with our listeners as much as we can, so follow us on Instagram and/or Twitter for snippets from our episodes, random thoughts, and general discussion: @gettingit_pod. Prefer to have a visual element to your podcast consumption? - Then listen and subscribe to us on YouTube. --- Check out our website! - gettingit.co.uk You can listen to all of our episodes on our website alongside a short, written summary for each episode, and maybe even some longer-form articles. You can also find out more about us, the hosts. --- What is Getting It?: In a Nutshell A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us. From science to lifestyle design, languages to religion, plus everything in between - anything can be interesting if exposed to you through the right lens. We hope to spark your curiosity through open-minded and thoughtful discussion, as well as a healthy dose of overthinking. --- About us Subaan is a 4th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. Dan is a 5th year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. --- Like our show soundtrack? Our friend Karman was kind enough to bring the show soundtrack to life. Check out his SoundCloud and Instagram for some of the cleanest and most chill mixes you'll hear.