Yvelette Stines Yvelette Stines is an author, health and wellness writer, and content and communications strategist with a bachelor's degree in communications from University of Detroit Mercy and a ME.d from Cambridge College. Stines writes about a variety of topics, including health, wellness, entertainment, business, and lifestyle. Her work has been published in SHAPE, INSIDER, Mind Body Green, The Source, Black Enterprise, Essence, and more. She also has written books and journals for children and adults about health and wellness. Along with writing, Stines has worked in education and public relations. About Shape Shape is an award-winning digital fitness, wellness, and beauty destination that offers inclusive, trusted, and empowering expert-led guidance and advice for anyone at any point in their wellness journey. Our library of more than 11,000 stories reaches more than 7 million readers monthly who want to prioritize their health, have fun, and lead an active lifestyle while also cutting through the noise of quick fixes and unvetted fads.