In our weekly Friday Feature, we share a 5-question interview with one of the fantastic members of HealthyLivingBlogs.com. Take the time to get to know your co-members, pick up tips and tricks, blogging know-how, and recommendations from your fellow bloggers. If you’re an HLB member and haven’t gotten your interview email yet, don’t worry, you will in time! We’re working our way through a list of 2,000+ members’ blogs at random.
1. What’s your name, blog name, and how did you create your blog title?
My name is Divya Budhraja and I blog over at Eat. Teach. Blog. The name is pretty self-explanatory. I love cooking and eating. I love going out and eating. I love eating in general. I’m also going through my first year of teaching which is a lot more challenging than I ever expected. This blog captures all of these adventures of exploring restaurants in a new city, cooking experiments, and teaching my little monsters.
2. What is one lesson you’ve learned about blogging since you first started your website?
The amount of support through online communities is unbelievable. Just last week, I wrote a post talking about my struggles with maintaining my resolutions. Numerous people reached out to me offering me advice or suggestions. The feeling that others can relate to what I’m going through has helped me through some of my toughest moments.
3. Do you ever experience days when you don’t want to make healthy choices? How do you motivate yourself when you really need it?
All. The. Time. I’ve participated in challenges with fellow bloggers to keep myself motivated. But I do indulge in unhealthy choices occasionally. Because I think that’s what keeps me healthy.
4. Let’s talk traveling: what is your favorite place to visit in your favorite city or town for vacationing?
My ideal trip involves backpacking or hiking of some sorts. There’s nothing more relaxing than being in the middle of nowhere – completely disconnected.
5. Tell me about your favorite SOMETHING.
I just finished reading The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. I think it’s definitely a MUST-READ. It really helped put a lot of things in perspective. And encouraged me to strive for improvement in MY life each day.