Happy Hour With Operation Happy Nurse

By Shannon McPeek and Lauren Revoir

Welcome to Happy Hour: An Operation Happy Nurse Podcast, where we openly discuss mental health as practicing nurses, and the reality of what it means in healthcare today. Hosted by the lovely Ashley and Carley, Happy Hour investigates alternative stress relief practices and dives deep into why they work to reduce stress. Take a listen and tune in for new episodes every Tuesday!


Introducing Happy Hour with Operation Happy Nurse:

In the Happy Hour premiere, Olivia and Carley discuss their personal journeys in nursing, how they’ve each struggled with mental health in their careers, and how their struggles led them to get involved with Operation Happy Nurse.

Season 4

  • Season 4 Episode 3: Interview with Pamela Miles

    This week on Happy Hour, Ashley and Carley continue their exploration of Reiki with a very special expert guest, Pamela Miles! Pamela Miles is an international spiritual teacher, Reiki master and integrative health consultant with five decades of spiritual practice. She is the foremost pioneer introducing Reiki practice to conventional medicine starting in the 1990s, partnering with academic medical centers (Harvard, Yale and the NIH) collaborating on medical research, and publishing in peer-reviewed medical journals. She is the author of the award-winning “REIKI: A Comprehensive Guide”, the only Reiki book written for the mainstream public. Her work has been featured on ‘The Dr. Oz Show’, NBC, CBS, CNN, Fox, The Atlantic, US News & World Report, New York Magazine, Allure, and Self. Join us for another fantastic and especially informative episode all about spirituality and self care! To learn more about Pamela Miles check out her website and book.

  • Season 4 Episode 2: Interview with Laura Cempellin

    This week on Happy Hour, Carley continues her journey into the world of Reiki and is joined by a very special guest host. Operation Happy Nurse founder Shannon McPeek takes over for Ashley as this week’s cohost for a very exciting episode! Carley and Shannon speak with Reiki practitioner, nurse and friend of the podcast Laura Cempellin. Together they get into the ins and outs of Reiki, how Laura became a practitioner, and how it has been a helpful practice for her both personally and professionally.

  • Season 4 Episode 1: Introduction to Reiki

    Ashley and Carley prepare to dive into their newest adventure in the world of mental health and anxiety and stress relief. This season’s topic will be *drum roll* Reiki! In this introductory episode they share their initial thoughts on what Reiki is and as always check in on their own current mental state. They also get ready for the season in which they will be speaking with some amazing Reiki experts as well as sharing their own experiences after trying this ancient, energy healing practice. Join us for another lovely season of Happy Hour with Operation Happy Nurse!