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The Hilarious Quest for Purpose

In a world full of existential crises and endless questions about our purpose, it’s easy to feel like a bewildered penguin at a disco party. But fear not,I want to take you on a journey through the whimsical landscape of purpose-finding, armed with three simple principles that will have you settling into the space of presence faster than you can say “Why am I here?”

Embrace Your Inner Flamingo

You see, much like the majestic flamingo, who balances effortlessly on one leg, finding your purpose requires you to embrace your inner balance. But let’s be real, we’ve all had those moments when life feels more like a tightrope walk on a windy day, and balance seems like a distant dream.

So, here’s the trick: Embrace the chaos! Purpose isn’t a static destination; it’s more like a wonky GPS that occasionally sends you on scenic detours. Sometimes you’ll find yourself in a job you hate, a city that feels like a bad sitcom, or even stuck in traffic behind a slow-moving tractor. But these moments are just part of your hilarious journey.

Remember, even the flamingo falls over sometimes, but it always gets back up. So, go ahead, fall, flop, and flail your way through life. Embrace your inner flamingo, and you’ll find that purpose is not a fixed point on the map; it’s the beautiful, messy, and ever-evolving journey itself.

Play Hide and Seek with Your Purpose

Life has a sneaky sense of humour. Just when you think you’ve found your purpose, it loves to play a game of hide and seek. It’s like your purpose is a mischievous child, giggling behind a tree and peeking out just when you’re about to give up.

But here’s the secret: Purpose loves to be chased. Instead of treating it like a serious detective mystery, approach it like a game. Leave no stone unturned, no opportunity unexplored, and no ice cream flavour untested. Your purpose might be hiding in plain sight, disguised as that quirky hobby you’ve been neglecting or the person you’ve been too shy to talk to.

So, grab your magnifying glass and embark on a whimsical quest to find your elusive purpose with the biggest grin and childlike sense of humour you can muster. Don’t be surprised if it pops up when you least expect it, like a jack-in-the-box with a wicked sense of timing.

Dance with the Cosmic Tacos

Okay, this might sound a bit bizarre, but bear with me. Imagine life as a never-ending fiesta thrown by the cosmos, and your purpose is the cosmic taco truck. Sometimes, the tacos are right there, waiting for you to savour their deliciousness. Other times, the taco truck seems to have vanished into the black hole of the universe.

In these moments of taco-truck crisis, remember to dance. Yes, you heard me right—dance! Find joy in the absurdity of it all. Celebrate the fact that you’re alive and participating in the grand cosmic fiesta. Play your favourite song, twirl like no one’s watching, and let the rhythm of the universe guide your steps.

As you dance with the cosmic tacos, you’ll find that life’s shifts and the loss of grounding are simply part of the hilarious spectacle. Your purpose isn’t just about achieving goals; it’s about savouring the spicy, cheesy, and sometimes messy moments along the way.

In conclusion, my purpose-loving friends, remember that the quest for purpose need not be a solemn affair. Embrace your inner flamingo, play hide and seek with your purpose, and dance with the cosmic tacos. Life’s journey is a delightful mix of the absurd and the sincere, and your purpose is the quirky, ever-changing compass that keeps you grooving along. So, go forth and navigate the chaos with a grin, for your purpose is always just around the corner, ready to surprise you in the most amusing ways imaginable.


Here are a few extra resources to get the juices flowing if you feel you ever want to try and figure out a definitive reason or purpose.

  1. Mark Manson  –  7 Strange questions to help you find your purpose 
  2. VeryWell Mind – 7 Tips to help you find your purpose
  3. Jay Shetty.         – Best Motivational Video 2022

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