Happy Hour With Operation Happy Nurse

Created by: Joe DeNoon and Lauren Revoir
Sponsored by: Stability Healthcare

 

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!

Mental Health Matters

  • Mental Health Matters with JJ Beasley

    We’re back with a truly amazing Mental Health Matters episode! This week Carley and Shannon talk with JJ Beasley! Beyond his advocacy for speaking about mental health, JJ is an expert in the science of nutrition. He is the Performance Dietitian within the Olympic Sports division at University of Georgia, and he holds a masters degree in nutrition and is a registered dietitian. In this deep convo, JJ shares his mental health origin story with our hosts, speaks about common struggles we all go through, and reveals how mental health and nutrition intersect in important and surprising ways. It’s a raw and revelatory conversation you really don’t want to miss! Looking for more of our fantastic guest? You can check out JJ’s stunning food photography on his Instagram feed: @beasley_jj. You can also expect him soon on OHN’s Nutrition Hacks blog! Thank you to our sponsor, Stability Healthcare, a staffing agency that utilizes trust and transparency to help you confidently embark on your next nursing experience. With their comprehensive search tool and instant online rates, they make finding your next job quick and simple so that you can confidently take the next step in your career. Check them out on Instagram @stabilityhealthcare or at www.stabilityhealthcare.com to learn more!

  • Mental Health Matters with Nick Bracks

    Another amazing Mental Health Matters episode for you all! This week we have Nick Bracks on the podcast! Nick is an Australian actor, mental health advocate, model, and fashion designer, author, and fellow podcaster. He is a busy guy! With Shannon and Carley hosting, Nick shares his own mental health journey and speaks about the importance of being honest and open with our problems. You may never know who is struggling, so we should lead with compassion, free of judgment. It is just a lovely conversation; we are so grateful to have had Nick on the podcast! For everyone who can’t get enough of Nick, you’re in luck! His book Move Your Mind: How to Build a Healthy Mindset for Life is out and available, and he has a corresponding podcast as well! You can go to nickbracks.com to find all things Nick! Thank you to our sponsor, Stability Healthcare, a staffing agency that utilizes trust and transparency to help you confidently embark on your next nursing experience. With their comprehensive search tool and instant online rates, they make finding your next job quick and simple so that you can confidently take the next step in your career. Check them out on Instagram @stabilityhealthcare or at www.stabilityhealthcare.com to learn more!

  • Mental Health Matters with Laura Day

    TW// Sexual Violence, Suicide, Abuse // Happy Hour is back with another bonus Mental Health Matters episode. For this one, we were so lucky to have the incredible Laura Day on the podcast! Laura is a bestselling author and world renowned Intuitionist, who has spent three decades helping individuals, organizations, and blue chip brands use their innate intuitive abilities to create profound changes in their paths to success. Her work centers on the demystification of intuition, demonstrating its practical, verifiable uses in the fields of business, science, medicine and personal growth. We got the chance to talk with Laura about her personal mental health journey, and our conversation also goes into how individuals and groups can support each other, best pursue their goals, and work to heal from trauma they’ve experienced in their lives and careers. While we definitely went to some tough areas with Laura, it is also such an insightful and important conversation that you won’t want to miss! If you want to hear more from Laura Day, she has released six groundbreaking books including Practical Intuition and How to Rule the World from Your Couch, which both topped the New York Times Bestseller list. Check them out! We all know nursing can be stressful. Finding your next travel nursing assignment shouldn’t be. That’s why we’re thrilled to be sponsored by Stability Healthcare, a travel nurse agency that’s all about trust and transparency. With their comprehensive search tool and instant online rates, they make finding your next job quick and simple so that you can confidently take the next step in your career. Check them out on Instagram @stabilityhealthcare or at www.stabilityhealthcare.com to learn more.

  • Mental Health Matters with Ben Higgins

    For our second Mental Health Matters episode, we are honored to have Ben Higgins on the podcast! Since leading the 20th season of the Bachelor, Ben has been a force for mental health advocacy and a voice for those struggling in silence. Ben shares with our hosts his path to finding purpose and value in this difficult world through faith, love, and connection. He is raw and vulnerable about his mental health journey from breakdown to breakthrough, and he brings some “Indiana Edge” with him that makes this conversation a joy of a listen. Thank you to Ben! If you are like us and were deeply moved and inspired by the things Ben had to say, check out his book Alone in Plain Sight: Searching for Connection When You’re Seen but Not Known. Thank you to our sponsor, Stability Healthcare, a staffing agency that utilizes trust and transparency to help you confidently embark on your next nursing experience. With their comprehensive search tool and instant online rates, they make finding your next job quick and simple so that you can confidently take the next step in your career. Check them out on Instagram @stabilityhealthcare or at www.stabilityhealthcare.com to learn more!

  • Mental Health Matters with Tiera Skovbye

    Introducing our Mental Health Matters Bonus Episodes! Each episode features a prominent mental health advocate speaking on mental health and sharing their journey with our hosts. For the first episode, Carley and Shannon welcome actress Tiera Skovbye to the podcast! Tune in to hear Tiera speak openly about her experiences and the lessons she’s learned from dealing with anxiety in the entertainment industry. Tiera was such a lovely first guest who shared some amazing tips and tricks for your own mental health journey. We hope you enjoy our conversation with this talented woman! If you loved Tiera as much as we did, you can find her starring as Grace Knight on the Global series Nurses which follows five young nurses working on the front lines of a busy downtown hospital, dedicating their lives to helping others, while struggling to help themselves.  You can also see her featured as Polly Cooper on Netflix’s Riverdale and Robin on ABC’s Once Upon a Time! Thank you to our sponsor, Stability Healthcare, a staffing agency that utilizes trust and transparency to help you confidently embark on your next nursing experience. With their comprehensive search tool and instant online rates, they make finding your next job quick and simple so that you can confidently take the next step in your career. Check them out on Instagram @stabilityhealthcare or at www.stabilityhealthcare.com to learn more!