Ashleigh Beyer, Vapour BlogGirl Bio

Bio: Ashleigh Beyer, Vapour BlogGirl

Ashleigh Beyer has been a yoga and meditation teacher since 2007, a B.E.S.T. practitioner since 2012 and a writer since forever. Ashleigh is humbled daily by the great teachings life offers. She loves living in Taos, New Mexico and is thrilled to share her experiences and research as BlogGirl at Vapour Organic Beauty.

Ashleigh is inspired as her work as a teacher and energy worker; it continues to ask her to show up and be honest about physical, mental and emotional health.
To find more regular doses of Ashleigh's writing, visit her personal blog.

More Vapour Blogs from Ashleigh:

How Dreamy: The Facts of Beauty Sleep
3/13/2014 282
"New research published last fall in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine suggests that beauty sleep actually exists." Hooray! One of my favorite topics and one of my favorite things to do: SLEEP. We’ve all noticed at one time or another how a poor night’s rest can make our eyes look puffy and our face more wrinkly, but does that make the opposite true? When we DO get a good night’s sleep, do we actually look better? New research published last fall in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine implies that beau ... [read more]

People Don't Let Us Down, Expectations Do
2/6/2014 5
“Unmet expectations are one of the important experiences to avoid... altering what you expect can have a surprising impact.” In the top menu bar on, “Our Blog” can be found under the drop-down “Learn;” how perfect. “Learning” is all I ever seem to do. Lately I’m learning about expectation. In a close relationship I was not getting what I expected, and as a result, I was not able to receive what I was given. As I was beginning to catch-on to t ... [read more]

The Oxygen Mask: Self Care for the Holidays
12/8/2013 5
“Take care of yourself before attempting to take care of others.” “You are the person who teaches everybody else in the world how to treat you.” - Elena Brower Seven years ago, when I first started teaching yoga full time, I was constantly exhausted but I didn’t know how to “fix it.” I sensed I needed more ‘alone time’, but I lived in a tiny apartment with my best friend and my boyfriend who worked from home. I decided to seek guidance. When I elaborated to my therapist Jen ... [read more]

Happy Thanks, Happy Giving
11/25/2013 5
"Research shows that practicing gratitude reduces nervousness and stress, it increases a sense of well-being, generosity and reciprocity, it engenders altruistic love and fosters happiness." My favorite way of learning is through the medium of feeling, which is how I learned about the practice of gratitude. One night, I went to a class on gratitude, and after discussing research findings, the teacher had us pair up with a partner for an exercise. First, Partner A complained to Partner B for 5 minutes, and then Partner B did the ... [read more]