It's really easy to internalize your own experiences as a barista at Starbucks with a biology degree, a costume designer working as a receptionist or a former music major folding clothes at Gap, but those experiences are increasingly becoming the norm.
Although they weren't exactly thrilled about their current jobs, a couple of the men and women interviewed were using the free time they had productively. One subject volunteers her time doing media relations for an animal rescue shelter and another plays in an experimental rock band.
If you're only working three days a week, that doesn't mean you have to spend the other days watching talk shows on the couch with your mom or weeping over your seemingly lost career goals while you watch The Apprentice.
Maybe the limbo we're experiencing is an opportunity. Instead of working for 20 years and then having time to devote to side projects, we can have a little fun before our careers start, spend a couple of decades at a job we love and then spend retirement on more things we always wanted to do.
If you're still in limbo, what do you do in your spare time?