Yvelette Stines is a writer, teacher, and storyteller whose work educates, entertains, and creates safe spaces for individuals to evolve, flourish, and mature, holistically. Stines’ work reaches a broad audience and has been featured in renowned publications including Essence, Business Insider, SHAPE, T Brand Studio of The New York Times, Mind Body Green, Healthline, The Source, and more. She is a thought leader and an accomplished author of seven books and journals related to lifestyle, health, and wellness.
As a writer, Stines leverages her invaluable experience in both education and public relations to develop messaging that resonates with multiple generations. Understanding that her audience lived dynamic and unique experiences, she taps into her teaching background to lead them to translate intentions into action, driving them closer to the life that they want. Her workshops take participants through a journey of self-discovery to achieve meaningful mind, body, and soul change, without compromising their values and priorities.
In addition to guiding individuals to become better versions of themselves, Stines amplifies her impact by advancing equity in health and wellness. She has developed well-received programs for women and children encouraging them to create and sustain wellness practices that inspire and motivate them to achieve an intentional and well-rounded lifestyle.
Stines prides herself on practicing what she preaches. She is continuously evolving, growing, and pivoting as more of her life’s purpose reveals itself. While living out her purpose and creating her legacy through writing, wellness, and teaching, Stines finds balance in enjoying other leisure activities including traveling, photography, exploring culinary arts, and spending time outdoors. She continues to live life with an aligned purpose and encourages others to do the same.
Yvelette Stines is an author, communications specialist, and educator. Her work has been featured in publications such as Essence, Uptown, Heart & Soul, Hispanic Executive Quarterly, Ebony, Green Build Design, T Brand Studio of The New York Times, Mind Body Green, and more. She served as a digital editor and social media coordinator for The Source Magazine and Jones Magazine. From 2007-2017, she started and ran Calming Corners, a blog that encourages readers to live a calm and healthy life. Stines has written six books and journals geared toward both children and adults that focus on health. Her work in public relations led her to work on campaigns for Spike Lee, Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) FX Network, TNT, and more. She also represented clients in the technology, lifestyle, and hospitality industries. Her clients have been featured in INC Magazine, Business News Daily, NPR, Fox, NBC, Essence, Black Enterprise, and more. Stines hopes to encourage others to live a life that they love and leave the world a better place.
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