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.
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
When I accept myself just as I am, then I can change. I heard this quote again today. I’m stuck in not accepting today. Not accepting others. Not accepting situations. Not accepting my reactions. Especially my reactions. I somehow think I should be “better about this”...
I’m coming clean and going open and vulnerable again, in case it helps someone else. It’s again about my body, but this time it’s about body release. After my cancer and chemo, I started on various health journeys and found various health practitioners to support me....
People thank me for being so open and vulnerable – in my blog posts and especially on LinkedIn. I live by “we’re only as sick as our secrets,” which I first heard in Al-Anon decades ago. I know (believe) that every time I share something that’s unguarded and personal...