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How do we build mental toughness, and what is it? This is a two question’s I can never stop learning enough about. Today our fantastic guest Gilda Scarfe is going to explain this and so much more in our hour-long conversation on ways to improve your mental health and happiness.

Gilda Scarfe is the CEO and Founder of Positive Action UK, a leading and innovative company using research to develop, implement and evaluate mental toughness, wellbeing and resilience programmes in schools. With a degree in Philology, Law and Positive Psychology and over 15 years facilitating in business performance and education contexts,

Gilda specialises in creating curriculums that are evidence-based, meaningful and make a powerful impression. She has been responsible for the organisation and implementation of the Positive Psychology/Education strategy at several grammar schools in the UK and has supported the strategic direction and implementation of Illuminate Education a non-profit organisation promoting Positive Education initiatives.

Gilda is also a global ambassador for the International Positive Education Network (IPEN). Her dream is for every school in the UK to fully and seamlessly incorporate positive education into their curriculum and application for students, families, and staff. Passionate about improving wellbeing and mental toughness in learning through innovative yet simple and clear interventions, Gilda is always keen to bridge the gap between academics and practitioners in making a practical and powerful impact to the world of education.