to the moon and back:
a childhood under the influence
Share the Hope
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.
You really need to read this book, because it’s awesome.Jenny Lawson
What Lisa Does
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
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
That’s the thought that came to me this week, “what influence am I under?” Am I looking for the good, as I’ve taught myself to do. Am I appreciating? Am I allowing? Am I basking and enjoying and noticing what’s working? Am I at ease? Or am I worried? Am I choosing to...
It’s been quite a week and quite a whirlwind. I can feel my pulse racing more often than not and my brain clicking through details, so I don’t forget anything. I’ve already forgotten things. One of the main things I’ve forgotten is to breathe. To make sure I have fun...
For anyone who is wondering, you don’t sleep the night before you’re going to be on national television. National television. Wow. Who would have thought that the book would have been launched on the 18th and that I’d be on Megyn Kelly Today on the 20th? Not in my...