The Passion Paradox

How Using Our Talents in Service of Others May Help Keep Obsessive Passion in Check by Kim Wimmer So, I have this… friend who felt called to express herself and impact others through the performing arts. She’d always wanted to be a great actor and singer. She spent the first 30-something years of her life … Continue reading The Passion Paradox

Politisick: The struggle to overcome learned helplessness in a political circus where survivors’ voices don’t seem to matter

Politisick--video There are many things about Las Vegas that do not suit me. I’m not a gambler. I loathe tobacco smoke. I’m not a fan of the desert or the heat that comes with it. What’s more, walking through those casinos wallops me with a one-two punch of sensory and empathy overload. But one of … Continue reading Politisick: The struggle to overcome learned helplessness in a political circus where survivors’ voices don’t seem to matter

Mister Rogers and the Trophy Culture Myth

This article was first published on PositivePychologyNews.com. https://positivepsychologynews.com/news/kim-wimmer/2018093039298 I suppose I was a pretty cynical six-year-old. Granted, my childhood had been less than ideal, to put it mildly, and largely solitary. There’s no doubt that I had to grow up too fast. I learned to entertain myself. It was the mid-seventies and I adored rock … Continue reading Mister Rogers and the Trophy Culture Myth

What if you could have the creative career of your dreams AND love your life while you’re at it?

The Invincible Creative Intensive begins March 5th, 2018. Suffering for your art is SO 2017. Being a successful performing artist or creative is about so much more than your craft. But you don't have to sacrifice your happiness and well-being to "make it."   Isn't it time to thrive? Artists and creatives are, in many … Continue reading What if you could have the creative career of your dreams AND love your life while you’re at it?

The Invincible Actor Intensive Begins June 12th

Do you wish you could walk in and out of every audition with unshakeable confidence... & love your life while you craft the career you've always wanted and worked for? This 3 month course takes you through The Resilience Compass — a research-based well-being model that takes a deep dive into cultivating the essential bullet-proof … Continue reading The Invincible Actor Intensive Begins June 12th