232: Flexibility with Suzie Brown

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Coming out of one fellowship and looking at starting into the process of another, Suzie Brown felt trapped. She’d spent her life pursuing medicine but never found the fulfillment she thought she’d feel. Instead, she’s found comfort, solace, and peace in creating music.

Suzie has been involved with music her whole life, but her dream was medicine. She specialized in cardiology and found herself on the long path toward cardiac research and clinical medicine. But when she felt like winning another grant was the equivalent of a prison sentence, she knew that she needed a new plan.

She decided to work part-time at a local hospital and really work on her music. And she’s still doing the same today. She’s been able to build quite the body of musical work while still impacting the world through her work in cardiology.

Listen as she shares her story and why this path has been the best for her. She also digs into why flexibility is so important to her, now more than ever, but really has always had a place in her life.

If you’ve always felt called to do something for your soul, then this is the episode for you.

“More than any other time in my life, I didn’t care what they thought because I had clarity about what I needed to be happy.” Suzie Brown

In this episode:

[01:51] I’m so excited to have you on the show, Suzie!

[02:30] Suzie shares what she is doing as a doctor and a musician.

[04:19] Why she picked the word flexibility.

[06:04] Listen as Suzie discusses her shows being canceled during the pandemic.

[08:17] Suzie shares growing up with both parents being doctors.

[11:26] Suzie talks about her journey into writing, singing, and performing songs and giving up full-time clinical medicine.

[15:58] You have to be clear on what you want and be willing to let go of the rest.

[16:16] Suzie wants to empower everyone to pay attention to who you are and not care about what makes other people tick.

[19:15] Thank you so much for being on the show!

[25:41] Your kick of encouragement.

Find Suzie Brown:

Suzie Brown Songs

The Wam BlockParty

@suziebrownsongs

Instagram | Twitter

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