Yvelette Stines has a passion for the written word. Her work has been published in Essence, Uptown, Heart and Soul, Jones, The Source, Hispanic Executive Quarterly, Mind Body Green, and Green Build + Design, just to name a few. She is the author "Vernon the Vegetable Man"and "Be Calm: 31 Mindful Affirmations and Reflections for Living a Peaceful Life." Stines’ blog Calming Corners motivates readers to live a calm life and write from their soul. You can find her calmly playing on social media @yvelettestines and @calmingcorners.