Posts made in October, 2012

Layers of Life & Yoga: How Time & Experience Heal. ~ Alena Gerst

Posted by on Oct 14, 2012 in ElephantJournal.com | Comments Off on Layers of Life & Yoga: How Time & Experience Heal. ~ Alena Gerst

When I was 16 years old, my first boyfriend broke up with me at a rock concert. We weren’t together long, even by teenage standards, and it wasn’t exactly a serious relationship, but my heart was nonetheless broken. I imagine many of us recall the unique sting of a first-time heartbreak, and for me I remember swearing off that rock band forever. Last week I was walking down the street in New York City (how many great stories start off that way?), listening to a 90′s mix my husband put on my ipod. Suddenly, that band from my childhood… that song (at least as I remember it) from my first teen heartbreak moment 20 years earlier filled my head. Not only was it a good song,...

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