Reigniting My Flame 2016

Yesterday I had the honor and pleasure of attending a workshop at the Monarch School where I work called “Reignite Your Flame in the New Year”. It was lead by my friend and Monarch’s amazing Director of Therapeutic Arts, Rachelle Archer, and her Expressive Arts intern Jamie Rosen. Gathered in a sacred circle around burning ...

I Am Not My Weight

Hi there, it’s Coach KishaLynn. I know it’s been quite a while. I am writing to share something that I haven’t shared anywhere, or with anyone else yet. If you’ve been following me for the past few years, you may know that on my 30th birthday in 2010, I weighed 331 lbs. Horrified that my ...

A Special Announcement from Coach KishaLynn

Happy Saturday Friends! Today, I have a special announcement to share with you all. I’m so proud that I’ve built my coaching business to a full client load between my full time coaching job for homeless students at a local school and for my wonderful private coaching clients. This gives me the confidence to incorporate ...

Hate Mail / Love Note 2

My body sent me hate mail today and this is what it said: KishaLynn! I have had it! I am sick and tired of what you are doing to me. Your bad attitude and your bad eating habits have crossed the line time and time again, and now you give me no choice but to ...

I’m Great At This!

I am totally having an “I’m f^cking great at this!” moment. A moment where I know I am a great coach, a compelling writer, a talented speaker, and a powerful entrepreneur. A moment where I see in myself the potential for MASSIVE success. Today I drafted a financial plan that saw me growing my business ...

KL & Billie

Living a Top Down Life

Euphoria: A Poem by KishaLynn Elliott

breathe in breathe out inhale the fragrance of euphoria taste the moment let it fill you close your eyes so you can see hear the answers whispering within you reach out and touch the gift of Peace then just be in the moment realize everything you need is here everything you want is on the ...

Inspiration is spelled SANDA

  This is a picture of my 3rd acrylic on canvas painting, entitled Tears In My Polenta for Sanda. Sanda Balaban has been my mentor and one of my closest friends since we were matched in a program during my senior year in high school. There aren’t enough words in the English language to describe what ...

5 Reasons Why My Writing Sucks 2

Let me just get this all out there right now: 1. I use too many needlessly unnecessary words that are completely inessential to the point or points I’m trying to make in any given sentence, paragraph or piece. 2. My favorite sentence is a run-on sentence that stretches like bikram yoga across fifteen or twenty-three ...

Where it hurts

Tonight the only home I’ve know all my life burned down. 626 in Columbus is all but gone. While I’m drowning my sorrows in 90s Mariah Carey, at the same time I’m going through this process to find out where and why it hurts so much. After all, my father is alive and safe tonight ...