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

The Overthinker's Guide to Joy with Jackie de Crinis | Hypervigilance: Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop

Ep #86: Hypervigilance: Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop

One lifelong habit overthinkers like us tend to struggle with is being stuck in hypervigilance. Hypervigilance is expressed in a whole host of ways, like list-making. Or it could be an emotional habit, like internalizing how everyone else is acting, even strangers, or when you’ve achieved something, always waiting for the other shoe to drop.…

The Overthinker's Guide to Joy with Jackie de Crinis | 5 Ways to Make December Your Best Month

Ep #85: 5 Ways to Make December Your Best Month

It’s December, which means everybody is busy getting ready for the Holidays, or they’re busy avoiding the festivities. You might think of December as the final push before you can take a deep breath in January. For others, it’s time for a vacation. But for some, the Holidays bring up difficult feelings of melancholy, loneliness,…

The Overthinker's Guide to Joy with Jackie de Crinis | Which of These 5 Perfectionists Are You?

Ep #84: Which of These 5 Perfectionists Are You?

As a perfectionist, or a recovering perfectionist, where do you need to learn to allow yourself to lose control? Where are you apologizing for being a perfectionist? Is perfectionism even a problem that needs fixing? We’ve spoken about perfectionism on the show before, but if you’re a recovering perfectionist, the learning never stops. There are…

The Overthinker's Guide to Joy with Jackie de Crinis | Are You Overthinking Everything?

Ep #83: Are You Overthinking Everything?

Why do we hear criticism so much louder than we hear compliments? Allowing criticism to ride shotgun over compliments is a classic overthinker’s trait. Studies show that women tend to both apologize and ruminate more than men, so it stands to reason that we’d give more airtime to criticism than we do compliments. Taylor Swift…

The Overthinker's Guide to Joy with Jackie de Crinis | The Secret to Combating Pain

Ep #82: The Secret to Combating Pain

If you’ve ever experienced chronic pain, occasional pain, or even general aggravation, you’ll know how hopeless it can make us feel. Whether physically or psychologically, we are anything but patient when we’re in pain, and in fact, it usually makes us more angry and we might even try pushing through it with gritted teeth. Physical…

The Overthinker's Guide to Joy with Jackie de Crinis | Post-Quarter Life Crisis: A Conversation with My Daughter Morgan

Ep #81: Post-Quarter Life Crisis: A Conversation with My Daughter Morgan

Almost exactly a year ago, you heard an episode on managing a quarter-life crisis. I kept it discreet at the time, but it was based on my daughter Morgan’s experience. She has since hit the reset button on her whole life, and she offered to come on the podcast to share a follow-up on how…

The Overthinker's Guide to Joy with Jackie de Crinis | Why You Procrastinate & How to Stop with Sarah Arnold-Hall

Ep #80: Why You Procrastinate & How to Stop with Sarah Arnold-Hall

Why aren’t you currently taking action on the goals you’ve set? Are you waiting for the mood to strike or for inspiration to arrive? Do you feel confused about your next steps? Maybe you’re overwhelmed, lethargic, or unmotivated after creating your initial plan? This week, I’m speaking to High Performance Coach and procrastination expert, Sarah…

The Overthinker's Guide to Joy with Jackie de Crinis | Are You Addicted to Guilt?

Ep #79: Are You Addicted to Guilt?

Self-help books have been something I’ve adored long before becoming a coach. A book I’ve been loving recently is Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Joe Dispenza, where in one chapter he talks about guilt in a way I’ve never heard before. It resonated with me so deeply that I thought I’d discuss it…