Happy Hour With Operation Happy Nurse

By Evan Molineux 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 Carley and Shannon, 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!

Season 5

  • Season 5 Wrap Up on Acupuncture

    It’s the Happy Hour finale episode you’ve been waiting for. Carley and Shannon come to you fresh off the table of their acupuncture sessions! They give their honest, hot takes on what the experience was like (and how it felt to get stuck full of needles). Tune in to hear them wrap up this exciting season and prepare for the next one! Have suggestions for a topic you’d like to see Carley and Shannon explore? If so, feel free to reach out our producer Evan at [email protected] Until next time, Happy Hour listeners!

  • Season 5 Episode 3: Acupuncture Interview with Dr. Richard Harris

    On this exciting new episode, Carley and Shannon prepare for their upcoming acupuncture sessions by having a conversation with acupuncture expert, the marvelous Dr. Richard Harris! Dr. Harris is a co-president for the Society for Acupuncture Research and an Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine Division of Rheumatology at the University of Michigan. He is currently investigating the neurobiological mechanisms regarding treatments for chronic pain and fatigue conditions. To learn more about acupuncture and his work, check out the website for the Society for Acupuncture Research. Tune in and get into it!

  • Season 5 Episode 2: Acupuncture Interview with Dr. Lindsay Trottier

    This week, Carley and Shannon prepare for their upcoming acupuncture sessions, conquer their fear of needles, and get into the ins and outs of acupuncture with special, expert guest Dr. Lindsay Trottier! Dr. Trottier is a board-certified doctor of acupuncture and Chinese medicine practicing in San Diego, CA. She helps patients of all ages with a variety of issues including sports injuries, chronic pain syndromes, digestive complaints, and mental/emotional health. Join us and get into it! To learn more about acupuncture, Dr. Trottier, and the amazing work she does visit her website.

  • Season 5 Episode 1

    Happy Hour with Operation Happy Nurse is back with some exciting changes Join us for a new season, a new cohost, and a surprise new topic in the world of stress and anxiety relief. Carley and Shannon prepare for an upcoming journey that will include expert interviews, honest reactions, hot takes, and as always, a thoughtful dialogue on mental health. Get into it!