About This Author

ELAINE SIHERA is a leading British authority on Emotional Health and confidence guru. Author: 'Understanding the Human Confidence Triangle' and The ESC Confidence Survey Report©,

Lifestyle columnist and media contributor; Diversity Pioneer and Business Awards Founder; A Team London Ambassador, working her 'magenta magic' for the UK's capital.

Nicknamed Ms CYPRAH (or Cyber-Oprah by admirers), Elaine is the first Black graduate of the UK's pioneering Open University, and a postgraduate of Cambridge University.

Main websites: The Sihera Emotional & Mental Health Guide©, The Sihera Confidence Guide©, The Sihera Career & Management Guide© and The Sihera Relationship Guide©.

A former education manager, magazine editor and diversity consultant, she is the prolific author of six books and nearly 3000 articles on emotional health, self-empowerment, career advancement and people management.

An Internet agony aunt and freelance broadcaster, Elaine is a very keen advocate of changing perceptions on ageing and boosting people's feelings about themselves.

She believes smiles and laughter are the best medicines and does not take herself too seriously too often. She is divorced with two kidults, Andre and Nicole.

Her current motto is: Over-Sixty, Sexy, Savvy and Soaring!

Her main advice is: "Always Be Yourself! Those who like you will value and nurture you, while those who don't will pass you by and save you the stress!"

Ms CYPRAH is a member in these Nations:

Nation Role Members Articles Seeds Created
1. Public Discussion Admin 2716 12911 112022 Dec 2012
BlackFolks Admin 1033 4213 18162 Nov 2006
Disaster! Admin 323 650 3120 Sep 2007
Fairness & Justice Admin 31 14 849 May 2014
Heated Debate Admin 2604 11264 82471 Jan 2008
Mental Illness and Wellness Member 55 108 184 Jun 2015
ObamaVine Admin 2338 7433 40311 Feb 2007
Odd News Admin 1005 1791 23983 Sep 2009
Old Newsvine Admin 257 5344 19757 Sep 2012
Positive People Admin 260 817 2706 Feb 2013
Psych, Soc, Philos Member 1796 3502 20871 Jan 2007
Science And Technology Admin 2173 1824 35429 Jul 2007
The People's Nation Member 971 3822 33110 Aug 2014
UK International News Channel (UK-INC) Admin 37 118 2038 Apr 2013
World News and Views Admin 959 1992 22785 Sep 2010