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Lisa Kohn

Lisa Kohn

Lisa Kohn is the author of a soon-to-be-published memoir, Raising Myself, which chronicles her childhood – growing up in the East Village of New York City in the 1970s and in the Unification Church (the Moonies). Lisa writes of her recovery from the emotional abuse and abandonment she faced, and her now life of hope as a thriving and happy mom, wife, and leadership consultant and coach.

Beauty Is All Around You—Don’t Miss It

Lisa Kohn knows that, for all of us, it's easy to see what's wrong and to feel what hurts, and yet there is beauty...

I’m Proud of Myself for Breaking the Rules

Over the years, Lisa Kohn developed very strict "rules" and guidelines to keep herself safe, but those rules and guidelines mostly get in her...

I’m Still Working on Trust

Lisa Kohn is still learning to be patient with herself. Although her first response is to make things happen and to feel guilty when...

Why I Stopped Eating

Lisa Kohn was anorexic in college. At times, she can still hear the voices that drove her to punish and starve herself. But today,...

Moving Through the Monkey Mind

Since Lisa Kohn upped her meditation practice, she's learned to be okay with the fact that sometimes her mind has different plans for her.

Because I F——g Sparkle, That’s Why

Many of us diminish ourselves and our lives, and refuse to let ourselves shine and even sparkle. We may have learned to be quiet...

What Do You Do with Body Memories?

When things happen to and around us that are too much for us to take in, we often forget them. But our bodies often...

It’s Okay to Pick the Easy Way Out…and Here’s How

Many of us, including Truthteller Lisa Kohn, have learned to take the hardest path, to hunker down and push through, to do what it...

Am I Kinda Pausing or Really Pausing?

Truthteller Lisa Kohn realized during a yoga practice that while she was "kinda" pausing in her practice and in her daily life, she wasn't...

You Are Not Alone

Truthteller Lisa Kohn shares her unusual upbringing in a modern-day cult and how her experiences and personal growth have inspired her to write a...

Don’t Ever Shoot Up Smack in the Middle of Second Avenue

Even in the strangest advice, there can be value. Even in the messed up things others say to us, there can be a glimpse...

When It’s Okay for a Friend to Hit You

I’ve often said that we teach people how to treat us. A lot of us put up with behavior that is harmful, or at...