The Happiness Quotient

By Thom Pollard

Adventurer, filmmaker, public speaker and personal coach Thom Dharma Pollard delivers inspirational, intimate and unfiltered Stories That Inspire. Guests include musicians, authors, artists, adventurers & influencers alike all discuss their craft while tackling the Big Questions about life's meaning, spiritual inquiry, happiness and self-fulfillment. World class adventurers and NY Times Best-selling authors, leaders in the entertainment industry, musicians, even Jungian psychologists share insights about living a meaningful life and how they've made their intentions a reality by following the core passion of their hearts. The Happiness Quotient: connected, engaged, passionate people who inspire us.

  1. 1.
    #89 - Chris Carter LIVE From the Continental Divide Trail and the Adventures of Jim and Tim (His Feet!)
    46:17
  2. 2.
    #88 - Art Crime Professor Erin Thompson on Smashing Statues, Guantanamo and Michelangelo (the World's Greatest Art Forger?)
    49:54
  3. 3.
    #87 - Peter Hillary, Son of Sir Edmund - What's Wrong With Everest
    33:02
  4. 4.
    #86 - Renan Ozturk, Modern Day Renaissance Man on Everest, Creativity and Nutrition, an Instagram LIVE Event
    41:09
  5. 5.
    #85 - John Branch, Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist and His New Book, Sidecountry: Tales of Death and Life From the Back Roads of Sports
    38:39
  6. 6.
    #84 - Oliver Wood Always Smilin' - New Solo Album Release and Music Extravaganza
    39:24
  7. 7.
    #83 - Jamie McGuinness, On Being a Sherpa and the David Sharp Story on Everest
    51:50
  8. 8.
    #81 - Dream Time: Aboriginal Musician Is Ambassador for Culture and Music of His People
    30:22
  1. 9.
    #80 - Everest Update: Andy Politz Is Now Leaving for the Summit, 30 Years After He First Climbed It
    24:18
  2. 10.
    #79 - David Vobora, Growth Producing Fear Encounters at the Adaptive Training Foundation
    50:48
  3. 11.
    #78 - The Energy of Author & Poet Elisabeth Sharp McKetta: Writing For Your Life
    56:48
  4. 12.
    #77 - Jake Norton - Higher Than Everest: Solving The Mystery of Mallory & Irvine
    50:27
  5. 13.
    #76 - Mark Synnott: Mystery, Obsession and Death on Mount Everest, An Interview with NY Times Bestselling Author About His New Book
    1:18:13
  6. 14.
    #75 - Thom Pollard: Lessons Learned In Pursuit of Everest, The Genesis of The Search for Sandy Irvine
    1:13:17
  7. 15.
    #74 - Followed By the Ghost of Sandy Irvine While Training for Everest & The Inspiration of My Mentor Bradford Washburn
    31:36
  8. 16.
    #73 - 'We Got This' - Timely Sage Advice & Music For Our Times
    42:38
  9. 17.
    #72 - The Soul of Seth Walker, Musician, Author, Poet & Artist's New Book Your Van Is On Fire
    1:02:14
  10. 18.
    #71 - Do NOT Call This The Blues! Interview and Epic Performance with the Legendary Clarence Gatemouth Brown
    53:22
  11. 19.
    #70 - Tom Holzel: Noted Everest Historian and The Fascinating Mystery of Mallory & Irvine
    1:05:51
  12. 20.
    #69 - I Am Dynamite - How To Be Exceptional
    20:42
  13. 21.
    #68 - Survival - Inspiration & Hope, Author and Speaker Irene Butter, Survivor of the Holocaust
    37:40
  14. 22.
    #67 - To Measure a Mile: A Film by Chris Carter on His Pilgrimage Along the Pacific Crest Trail
    54:04
  15. 23.
    #66 - Michael Hamill: Climbing the Seven Summits Everest Update - and Happiness Jones, Our New Theme Song
    32:55
  16. 24.
    #65 - Electoral College Count - Stand Your Ground with Dr. Nathan Schwartz-Salant During Times of Chaos and Uncertainty
    38:38
  17. 25.
    #64 - Stop Chasing Happiness: A Course In Happiness
    21:07
  18. 26.
    #63 - The Happiness Quotient - Winter Solstice with Reverend Freakchild & Healing Power of Music
    42:43
  19. 27.
    #62 (S2 Ep 31) - Always Been a Lover & A BIG Announcement From Thom
    11:44
  20. 28.
    #61 (S2 Ep 30) - Daniel Donato: Cosmic Country - Nashville Musician, His Life Lessons and Increasing Awareness During COVID
    1:09:23
  21. 29.
    #60 (S2 Ep 29) - Embracing Change: Devastating News Turns to Magic: a Final Fire Pit & an Icy Dip in the River of Life
    21:49
  22. 30.
    #59 (S2 Ep 28) - The Truth About Everest, Passing of My Mother, Disbursing Ashes From The Top
    33:22
  23. 31.
    #58 (S2 Ep 27) - Ann Sarnoff, Head of WarnerMedia’s Studios and Networks Group
    50:38
  24. 32.
    #57 (S2 Ep 26) - It's GuitarGate with YouTube Sensation Michael Palmisano
    1:12:39
  25. 33.
    #56 (S2 Ep 25) - Go Ahead, Hide Your Damn Fears: You're Just Feeding the Subconscious
    19:33
  26. 34.
    #55 (S2 Ep 24) -David Brancaccio: Return of the Heroes of the Quarantine Culture and The Perfect S'more
    39:54
  27. 35.
    #54 (S2 Ep 23) - Going Forth In Gratitude, a Mini Bonus Episode
    8:00
  28. 36.
    #53 (S2 Ep 22) - Oliver Wood of The Wood Brothers, The Soul of This Town
    1:01:18
  29. 37.
    #52 (S2 Epi 21) - The Flying Canoe, Rainbow Flag & BLM Demonstration 300 Feet Over Cathedral Ledge, New Hampshire Episode
    30:18
  30. 38.
    #51 (S2 Ep 20) - On Being Ignorant, Lessons Learned In Pursuit Of Everest, Ernest Hemingway and My Father's Ghost
    12:02
  31. 39.
    #50 (S2 Ep 19) - Hollywood Entrepreneur Barry Katz PART 2 - TV-Film-Record Producer 'Whatever You Want To Do, You Can Do It'
    1:11:58
  32. 40.
    #49 (S2 Ep 18) - Agent of Change, Growing Up the Son of Blues Legend Paul Butterfield, Interview with Gabriel Butterfield of Woodstock, NY
    41:27
  33. 41.
    #48 (S2 Ep 17) - Accidental Climber, Interview with Filmmaker Steven Oritt and Mountaineer Jim Geiger
    36:55
  34. 42.
    #47 (S2 Ep 16) - Genesis of an Entertainer and The Myth of Sisyphus, Interview with the Incredible Barry Katz: Comedian, Filmmaker, Talent Manager and Podcaster
    1:12:14
  35. 43.
    #46 (S2 Ep 15) - The Highpointers, Climbing the Highest Point in all 50 States with The Bargo Brothers
    28:53
  36. 44.
    #45 (S2 Ep 14) - Attacked by a 'Friend" on Social Media, Making the World a Better Place
    12:41
  37. 45.
    #43 (S2 Ep 12) - Ripples in a Pond, Rising from the Ashes of Tragedy & the Trey Whitfield School
    1:05:50
  38. 46.
    #42 (S2 Ep 11) - Mark Synnott: The Day Everest Broke, an Interview with NY Times Best Selling Author and Pro Climber
    1:19:04
  39. 47.
    #41 (S2 Ep 10) - Bob Marley's War
    22:35
  40. 48.
    #39 (S2 Ep 8) - 46 Years & Counting as Willie Nelson's Harmonica Player, Mickey Raphael
    33:49
  41. 49.
    #38 (S2 Ep 7) - Jochen Hemmleb: The Mystery of the Fate of Mallory & Irvine on Mount Everest and Discussion with Noted Everest Historian
    57:34
  42. 50.
    #37 (S2 Ep 6) - A New Perspective Gained Through Trauma, the Ritual of Maté and an Interview with Photographer Oscar Manguy of Finland
    35:59

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