We are what we repeatedly do. I’m re-inventing myself by improving in 15 areas every week.

This post is part of my Re Human project.

This was me 15mins into writing this post:

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Then I continued writing. A day passed. Then continued.

I realized it was still cool because it showed the diversity of activities more than daily posts did. But definitely took longer than what I was used to with daily posts to roughly compile what I did. …


We are what we repeatedly do. I’m re-inventing myself by improving in 15 areas every week.

This post is part of my Re Human project.

This past Wednesday I traveled to Mexico City and I got back last night, Sunday.

I saw my girlfriend (we’re long distance so hadn’t seen her in a while), her friends, my mom, my little brother, and several close friends who I grew up with in Mexico. It was a fantastic time. I don’t see these people I love often, so I decided to focus on them.

Did way less Re Human things than usual, but some things I tried in the…


We are what we repeatedly do. I’m re-inventing myself by improving in 15 areas every week.

This post is part of my Re Human project.

Today I flew to Mexico City. Came to see my girlfriend, her friends, and my close friends.

Daily Habits

Books: When I travel I usually read a lot. Started and finished Catching The Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity, and continued with Walt Disney’s biography and A Place Called Freedom. Also jumped around a couple of books in my Kindle on iPad & phone. Some notes from today:

Small fish are in shallow water. If you want to catch the big fish, you have to go deeper. …


We are what we repeatedly do. I’m re-inventing myself by improving in 15 areas every week.

This post is part of my Re Human project.

Daily Habits

Books: Today I continued with Walt Disney’s biography and Digital Minimalism.

Walt loved drawing. He drew all the time. In school, he was known as Walt Disney the artist.

Then he realized that animation was the future. There weren’t many animators, it wasn’t even a career. So he wanted to become the best.

Meditation: 20 minutes in the morning.

Morning Dance: clicked shuffle on Buxton Patio Vibes and danced to Ocean Drive.

Digital Drawing: Today I added more shades and values to my portrait of Anna. Also worked on the lips. …


We are what we repeatedly do. I’m re-inventing myself by improving in 15 areas every week.

This post is part of my Re Human project.

Daily Habits

Books: Today I started Walt Disney’s biography. Also started Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport.

Digital minimalism philosophy: starting from values, and only having apps that support them and that are the best way to support those values.

Disney pioneered the modern multimedia corporation.

Meditation: 20 minutes in the morning.

Morning Dance: clicked shuffle on Buxton Patio Vibes and danced to El Taxi.

Digital Drawing: Today I watched a bit of the lessson on “Keying the Drawing 2”. …


We are what we repeatedly do. I’m reinventing myself by improving in 15 areas at a time.

This process post is part of my Re Human project.

Today, at noon, I went to a big church where people danced ecstatically.

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We are what we repeatedly do. I’m re-inventing myself by improving in 15 areas every week.

This post is part of my Re Human project.

Daily Habits

Books: Today I listened to a podcast on the similarities between being a Showrunner (films) and a founder — with Brian Koppelman and Marc Andreessen in the a16z podcast.

I subscribed to Scribd to try it out again (because it offers unlimited audiobooks and a ton of stuff for $9 per month), which is a great deal for me — since just one audiobook makes up for it. …


We are what we repeatedly do. I’m re-inventing myself by improving in 15 areas every week.

This post is part of my Re Human project.

Daily Habits

Books: Today I continued with Curiosity. Some learnings from today:

The creative idea of the theory of evolution came from the methodical accumulation of facts.

Biggest factor for creative thought: big database of memorized knowledge.

“Thoroughly conscious ignorance is the prelude to every advance in science” — Maxwell

Meditation: 20 minutes in the morning.

Digital Drawing: Today I finished watching the Structuring the Ear lesson, and although my portrait doesn’t have much of the ear visible, it was super interesting to learn about the different parts of the…


We are what we repeatedly do. I’m re-inventing myself by improving in 15 areas every week.

This post is part of my Re Human project.

Daily Habits

Books: Today I continued with Curiosity. Some learnings from today:

Mystery is the most consistent predictor of preference in landscape pictures.

Curiosity is contextual — it’s not an independent attribute of each person, it varies per topic.

Stories are engaging because they leverage curiosity: how will it turn out?

The internet is making the smart smarter and the dumb dumber.

Meditation: 15 minutes in the morning and 10 minutes in the afternoon.

Digital Drawing: Today I finished the Structuring the Mouth lesson. Added some of the blueprints to the lips of my portrait. Then started the Structuring the Ear…


We are what we repeatedly do. I’m re-inventing myself by improving in 15 areas every week.

This post is part of my Re Human project.

Daily Habits

Books: Today I finished Awaken The Giant Within. And started Curiosity. Some learnings from today:

Empowering beliefs for change:

- You can change your life instantly. Doesn’t have to be hard and long.

-You are in control of the change you want.

“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.” — Einstein

Curiosity starts with the itch to explore.

Diversive Curiousity: for the new and next.

Disciplined, effortfull curiosity: epistemic curiosity.

Empathic curiosity: about thoughts and emotions of other people. …

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Valentin Perez

Co-Founder of learnmonthly.com. I love to understand to create to understand. Learning 15 skills every week. valentinperez.com

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