One Needs to Work Very Hard - Riyas Life

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1. Tell us about your background and journey.

I am Himanshi from Delhi . I am born in Kanpur which is my home town . But I have worked and stayed In Delhi . I can say i became a Blogger just for exploring Delhi . I am a writer , blogger and english trainer . I have worked with BSL (British school of languages) as an English Trainer . 

2. What led you to start your page on Instagram and what is it about?

Around the end of 2018 I started my instagram page and wordpress blog . I am a lifestyle blogger . So my Blog includes  all food , fashion , beauty and travel. I had started it because I love to explore new places. I can say I became a blogger for my love for cafe's and lounges. I loved the concept of sitting for long n cafes and order 1 coffee and sit alone with laptop or book in hand.

I am a creative person and I enjoy my company. I have done almost 30 collaborations. I have worked with 30 brands and I enjoy collaborations. But now I focus more on paid collaborations. 

3. How would you distinguish the term blogger from an influencer?

Blogger is the person who owns a blog only and has a few following. An iinfluencer has a large following . I have 28000 followers on instagram . Thus I am an influencer.

4. Is it financially sustainable to be an influencer today?

Blogging is more about free stuff and perks of blogging is best if done with a job . I think its not very financially stable to be an influencer . You have to work hard to earn .

6. What is your idea of success or your mantra in life?

I guess my mantra of life is to enjoy and spending time alone. Experience life as it goes. Do not take it too seriously. To let go of things and grudges and what people say . I have been very serious about life and people. But I guess it's important to let go of negative and toxic people and what they say. 

7. How can someone become a successful social media influencer?

One needs to work very hard to become a social media influencer.

8. Which is your favorite book and why?

Have always been a big fan of Robin Sharma . I have read all his books. My favourite book is 'The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari' by Robin Sharma . Its about in search of happiness. I enjoy self help or inspirational books . I also liked "You Can Win" by Shiv Khera alot .

Interviewed By - Vayun Sahni

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