Linda Bonnar

Co-founder & Director of Content


Linda Bonnar is a pragmatic and client-centered master NLP coach, co-founder, educator, author, keynote speaker and mental health advocate. She combines her sixteen years of educational experience with her wealth of coaching certifications, NLP training and positive psychology to empower people to overcome challenges successfully and move forward confidently. Linda’s mission has always been to make a positive difference in the lives of others. This led her into a 16-year teaching career, establishing her own coaching business, writing three personal development books (PRESS PLAY, The START 30-day Journal, and Just Three Things) and becoming the Co-founder & Director of Content for Upstrive: the wellbeing system for schools and businesses. Originally from Ireland, Linda now lives in New York City with her husband Stephen and their two tortoises. An avid runner, Linda has completed 15 marathons, two ultra-marathons and numerous half-marathons. As a mental health advocate, Linda constantly works to break the silence and stigma surrounding mental health.


Global Learning

17 November 2022 | 13:30 - 13:50 | English | Early detection: identifying the need for intervention based on trends in wellbeing data

In this talk, Linda will examine the importance of effectively measuring trends in wellbeing data to keep students and members of a school community safe and well.