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For the tragic story of Stefanie's death, click on Stefanie's picture to be linked to a Toronto Life magazine article.
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Author Archives: patriciahung
Some of you may remember Alison Parrott. She was abducted, raped and murdered in Toronto in 1986. She had become quite a good little runner and was to leave the day following her abduction to compete internationally. However, she was … Continue reading
In Toronto this week there was an 18 year old male armed with a knife on a bus. Sadly, he was shot and killed by police. As expected, the media is up in arms with scathing reports condemning police action, … Continue reading
Anyone know any control freaks, or do you suffer from this problem yourself? Needing to feel in control has been one of the biggest struggles of my life, particularly since Stefanie’s death. For the longest time, I thought it was … Continue reading
…Anyone afraid of feeling vulnerable? Anyone equate vulnerability to weakness? Recently at an event primarily made up of other police officers, I felt I had no choice but to step out of my comfort zone and ask a personal favour … Continue reading
Last week I presented at a symposium for the Department of Justice and was honoured to be invited to be part of a forum with the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime. What an amazing group of people! Frankly, I … Continue reading
A good friend of mine, a retired SEAL, has taught me many things. I’m fairly certain that the majority of them haven’t been terribly profound, such as the intricacies of Californian language structure (i.e. ‘whew hew’ versus ‘woo woo’) but … Continue reading
Over the next two months, I will be speaking at various events about the benefits and personal growth associated with trauma. Did I just say benefits, personal growth and trauma in the same sentence? That might sound impossible or rare … Continue reading
I wonder how many of us wake up in the middle of the night and can’t get back to sleep? There are hundreds of reasons that might prompt us to waken from sleep—the inevitable call of nature, nightmares, snores coming … Continue reading
Goals are what propel us forward, give us something to work toward, something to fill us with enthusiasm and give us a reason to feel proud of our accomplishments. I don’t know about the rest of you, but I have … Continue reading