During a reorganization of my apartment I found my old Japanese Art History book from school. As a preteen I poured over anime, trying to imitate the style. I left that behind as I grew older and my interests changed to photoshop and web design.
For the more seasoned Product Designers or UX folks out there, this may be elementary. However, I’ve found that doing a brain dump of my own knowledge is helpful. It both builds my own process and points out areas that I’m weak in.