Millennial Travel Podcast

Break the Busy Habit, Find Your Big Why, and Sell Yourself Authentically with Rajiv Nathan

Hannah Pinkerton
January 16, 2024

The Guest

Rajiv Nathan’s background is STORYTELLING. Through RajNATION Innovation, he leverages artistry and performance to help startups not suck at telling THEIR story so they can pitch investors and acquire customers.

Rajiv is always out to build the most compelling and authentic narratives possible. He also brings expression through stories as a rapper, yoga instructor, and host of the Discover Your Inner Awesome podcast.

The Episode

Our episode today is all about building habits and practices into your own life, finding what is most important to you and getting more of that in your day to day, and how to get yourself out of the occasional funk.

He shares advice on becoming less reactive in the day to day, how to structure your routine so you don’t start your day by checking emails in bed and how to create a wellness baseline.

He leaves listeners with the advice, “The idea is people are going to want to talk to you if they feel you are on the same wavelength. You can do this by having really valuable conversations with them around a topic you both care about. It is way harder to keep a front then to just be who you are.”

Topics Covered

  • What to do when you are having a bad day
  • How to get yourself out of a funk
  • Ways to set proper boundaries for yourself
  • Getting out of the habit of being busy
  • How to build a baseline of health and fitness
  • Tips for being more authentic
  • Suggestions to discover what you really care about

Quotes from the Episode

“Why don’t I just treat things differently now? Let me stop saying I’m too busy. Let me stop telling myself that I don’t have time to do this thing that takes only 17 minutes.”
“Really be honest with yourself. Is something as urgent as you are making it out to be? What is actually urgent?”
“If you are not the type of person who is already someone who works out and takes care of their own health, once things get really demanding work wise you don’t suddenly decide, ‘Now I should start taking care of my health.’”
“There’s a lot of power in being able to put a smile onto your face and receive energy from other people rather than displace your bad energy onto them.”


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You can get this episode directly to your iPhone on iTunes, your Android on Stitcher, or on Soundcloud.

Hannah Pinkerton
Hannah enjoys spreading love in the world through travel, blogging, and teaching Spanish. Her hobbies include exploring in nature, taking naps, and spoiling her two dogs. She is proud to use her organizational and list making skills as an Executive Assistant for U30X.


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