to the moon and back:
a childhood under the influence

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Lisa Kohn’s memoir of being raised in and torn between two conflicting 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 New York City’s East Village in the 1970’s.

To the Moon and Back

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Silver Medal Award

2019 Shortlist


2018 INDIES Book of the Year


13th Annual Finalist


Honorable Mention


2019 Finalist

You really need to read this book, because it’s awesome.

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Jenny Lawson, the Bloggess 'New York Times' bestselling author of 'Furiously Happy'

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Lisa Kohn
Writes

Lisa’s long-running blog offers hope and joy to others who may feel beaten or damaged by their upbringing or circumstances.
Lisa shares stories from her past, as well as her challenges, peace, and healing of today.

to the moon
and back

Told with spirited candor,
to the moon and back reveals
how one can leave behind
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.

Coaching, Consulting, & Speaking

As a Chatsworth Consulting Group Partner, Lisa focuses on leadership consulting and executive coaching, spending time speaking, writing, teaching, and presenting approaches to life and business.

Lisa Kohn Writes

I love you (your name here). You’re beautiful.

I was on my mat this morning, in a yoga class, moving through the poses and focusing on my breath. I was also aware – quite aware – of the anxiety coursing through me. There was no particular reason for my anxiety, no particular reason for my mind and body to be...
There is so much love and joy here for the taking…

There is so much love and joy here for the taking…

I am coming off of an amazing weekend…and amazing days before the weekend. Last week I flew to Minnesota to attend the Trans Equity Summit that my kid planned and coordinated for the City of Minneapolis. I don’t think I yet have words for how powerful and moving the...

Be in the moment and enjoy your life

Be in the moment and enjoy your life

This was the advice someone gave me. Someone I respect – and love – a lot. It seems like good advice. Quite good advice. I can get caught in my own head. I can go down the rabbit-hole of thinking – some might say obsessing – on the things that are bothering me or the...

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