More and more Americans have become increasingly pessimistic about the economy.
In a Gallup poll released Sept. 22, about 80 percent of Americans say the economy is in a recession, and nearly as many say it hasn't improved over the past year.
With unemployment hovering around nine percent and jobs hard to find, jobseekers have been forced to re-invent themselves.
But exactly how does one do that?
Author Amy Hollingsworth's tells how a person can tap into their creative gifts in her latest book, Holy Curiosity: Cultivating the Creative Spirit in Every Day Life.
"You can't be good at everything, but you can be great at some things," she wrote.
"After all, no one sings Da Vinci's songs," Hollingsworth points out on her website, highlighting the fact that even the great Renaissance man himself was better at some things than others.
"It's a myth that people have to be good at everything, and it keeps them from discovering and using the creative gifts that are uniquely theirs," she wrote.
Hollingsworth talked with CBN News more about how a person can understand their own creativity and its connection to happiness. Click play to watch.