The author is someone who has the potential to change the world through his writings. The genre is innumerous when it comes to a catalogue of book types whether we discuss fiction, novel, anthology, drama, poetry, personal development, etc. We invariably find ourselves correlating with the phrases and stories as if we are the ones jotting down the beliefs, and that’s the power the author holds to associate with the feelings of millions reading his tales. Today, we are going to talk about some influencers cum authors of Instagram who have gained millions of fans with their ethereal compositions.
Yung Pueblo with 1.6 Million Followers
Yung Pueblo, which translates into Young People, is the pen name of Diego Pérez, famous for his first paperback “Inward” and similarly for his impeccable writings about self-love and empowerment. His recent work “Clarity and Connection” is the New York Times bestselling book of 2021 which comes in the form of short prose dealing with the past traumas and their aftermath on the subconscious mind.
One of my favourite quotes from his Instagram is-
- True power
That you are your own
Healer, Hero, and Leader.
Dr Jordan Bernt Peterson, with 2.4 Million followers
Dr Jordan B. Peterson is the author, clinical psychologist, lecturer at the University of Toronto, and a YouTube sensation. Moreover, He is well-known for his work “12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos” which sold over 4 million copies worldwide. An epitome of intellect, Dr Jordan generally posts podcasts on Instagram in the context of science, ethics, mannerism, psychology, etc.
The following influential lines are taken from his book mentioned above:
- Don’t underestimate the power of vision and direction. These are irresistible forces, able to transform what might appear to be unconquerable obstacles into traversable pathways and expanding opportunities.
R.M. Drake, with 2.6 Million Followers
Robert Macias Drake, who started his journey as a self-proclaimed writer who used to post his snippets on Instagram as a beginner now is recognized as the New York Times bestselling author possessing more than 2.5 Million followers on Instagram with best-selling books like “Beautiful Chaos” and “Black Butterfly”. People find his writings so relatable that his books often serve as a ‘go-to place’ when having a hard time or when in need of healing.
Drake’s recent publication “Something Broken, Something Beautiful” comes with 3 unique volumes of 4 books in each, which revolves around toxic relationships, letting go of emotions, and striving to move on in life.
A few admired extracts from his Instagram include:
- Destroy the fear in you before
Fear destroys the life before you.
- The right people will always find you at the right time.
Rupi Kaur with 4.4 Million followers
Rupi Kaur, a feminist, author, illustrator, self-publisher, and visual goddess.
Her recent book, “homebody” debuted #1 on bestsellers charts across the globe. She writes her poetry in lowercase, inspired by Gurmukhi (her mother tongue) to preserve the little pieces of her native land.
A tiny instance of her poem:
- no one is qualified to decide your worth
you wake up and live your life every day
yours is the only opinion of you that matters
Jay Shetty with 9 Million Followers
Last but not the least, Instagram superstar Jay Shetty‘s optimistic approach towards life as observed through his speeches, YouTube videos, and podcasts has rooted for many individuals.
Former Hindu Monk, Jay Shetty penned a self-help book “Think Like a Monk” on his path of self-love and conquering the battles of negativity, toxicity, and overthinking.