There Are Two Ways to “Find Your Purpose” — Only One is Right

Your problem isn’t what you think it is

Ayodeji Awosika
Publishous
Published in
7 min readDec 18, 2019

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You think your lack of motivation is why you can’t seem to find your purpose. Incorrect.

You think your lack of direction, clarity, and guidance is why you can’t find your purpose. Is that part of it? Sure, but it’s still not quite right.

Why are you having such a hard time trying to pull this off? Why can’t you just buckle down, push yourself, grind, make it happen?

Simple. You’re going about it the wrong way.

“You don’t have to be good to start … you just have to start to be good!” — Joe Sabah

My entire writing career started…on a lark.

I didn’t get my ducks in a row. I didn’t read a bunch of articles on how to become a better writer. Nor did I have a grand vision of what my writing career would be.

Luckily, a friend asked to write for his website and I started writing.

Prior to that, I had thought about writing, but I made the same mistake I’m warning you not to make.

What mistake?

I took the idea of becoming a writer way too seriously. When it was a distant and…

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Ayodeji Awosika
Publishous

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