To the Moon and Back:
A childhood under the influence
Coming September 18, 2018
Lisa Kohn’s memoir of being raised in and torn between two conflicting, bipolar worlds. There was the world she longed for and lived in on weekends – her mother’s world, which was the fanatical, puritanical cult of the Moonies – and the world she was forced to live in during the week – her father’s world, which was based in sex, drugs, and the squalor of life in the 1970’s in the East Village of New York City.
You really need to read this book, because it’s awesome.Jenny Lawson
What Lisa Does
Lisa’s long-running blog offers hope and potential joy to others who may feel beaten or damaged by their upbringing or circumstances. Lisa shares stories and thoughts from her unconventional childhood and self-destructive early 20s, as well as her challenges, peace, and healing of today.
To the Moon
Told with spirited candor, TO THE MOON AND BACK reveals how one can leave behind such absurdity and horror and create a life of intention and joy. This is the fascinating tale of a story rarely told in its full complexity.
Coming September 2018
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As a partner at Chatsworth Consulting Group, Lisa focuses on leadership consulting and executive coaching, and spends much of her time speaking, writing, teaching, and presenting ideas and approaches to life and to business
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