Joy Hunting

The OverThinker's Guide to Joy

Simple ways to reduce your stress and find more joy in your everyday life.
Hosted by Certified Life Coach, Jackie de Crinis

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Ep 98: Reframing Negative Thoughts with the STEPS Model

Negative thoughts can lead to frustration, anger, and irritation – especially for perfectionists. Luckily, we can reframe these thoughts using one of my favorite tools: the STEPS model. It’s a powerful tool for reframing your mindset in challenging circumstances, and you can use it too. Join me today as I take you on a personal…

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Ep 97: Life, Television, Meditation and Mindfulness with Mark Feuerstein

Mark Feuerstein, the successful actor, writer, producer and director known for his starring role in USA’s Royal Pains, joins me today. We discuss Mark’s journey into meditation years ago and how it has grounded him amid his successful acting career spanning television hits like The West Wing, Sex and the City, and Prison Break, as…


Ep 96: Your Brain Is Even More Powerful Than You Think

As a society, we have a tendency to rely on external things for support and solutions. Things like good luck charms, superstitions and placebo effects are proof that the power to getting through hard times, actually comes from our minds – it’s called Associative Memory. And it is in no way a bad thing –…

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Ep 95: What’s Keeping You Awake At Night?

Do you struggle to get a good night’s sleep? Are you often kept awake by restlessness and an inability to drift off? I’ve struggled with insomnia most of my life, with trouble falling asleep when I was younger and difficulty staying asleep now. In this episode, we’ll go over my challenges and how I dealt…


Ep 94: Acting, Life and Reinvention with Tim Omundson

Best known for his roles as Detective Carlton Lassiter in Psych and King Richard in Galavant, today I’m talking to Tim Omundson. After suffering a serious stroke in 2017, which caused him to need to learn to eat and walk again, Tim is sharing his nearly seven-year journey of adaptation, perseverance, and reinvention, which allowed…

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EP #93: Learning to Embrace Failure

Fear is a primal instinct wired into our brains as a survival mechanism. It served our ancestors when facing immediate physical threats like predators, and now when we experience it, we feel as though we lack courage. However, courage and fear can coexist simultaneously, we just think they can’t because of our tendency to overthink…

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Ep #92: Time Management: A Secret Hack to Staying Focused

Moving from a structured, corporate job into owning your own business can be a learning curve when it comes to time management and focus. I found this when I started trying to write my own book. But through taking a course on how to write a book in 30 days, I discovered an amazing technique…

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Ep #91: FOMO, JOMO, FOPO and Me

The Fear of Missing Out, the Joy of Missing out and the Fear of Other People’s Opinions are the three musketeers of the modern social landscape. When I worked in television, I struggled with FOMO and FOPO. Everything was about getting on the right lists, being invited to big events, networking with the right people…