Linda Bonnar is a Co-founder & Director of Content, a Master NLP (Neurolinguistic Programming) Coach & Practitioner, Educator, Keynote speaker & Author. 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, to establish her own coaching business, write three personal development books (PRESS PLAY, START 30-day Journal, and Just Three Things) and to become the Co-founder & Director of Content for the wellbeing app for schools and businesses, Upstrive. Her first coaching book, PRESS PLAY: A Teenagers Guide to Living an Awesome Life, was written to equip teenagers with skills, tools and techniques to overcome challenges successfully and move forward confidently in life. Her second book, Just Three Things: Bite-size Ways to Transform Your Life, is a coaching book for adults — of all ages — that offers simple and manageable ways to create and maintain positive change. As a corporate coach, Linda has coached employees in global companies such as Facebook, Google, Salesforce, Chevron and Warner Media, in areas of leadership, executive and career coaching. An engaging and vivacious keynote speaker, Linda talks about a range of topics pertinent to personal growth and professional development including goal setting, activating happiness and stress management. 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. She is currently training for the Boston Marathon in April. As a mental health advocate, Linda constantly works to break the silence and stigma that surrounds mental health.