In Trauma, Gratitude & When We Met Oprah, I talk with Anna Dwyer about trauma, Black Lives Matter, being a police sergeant on COVID hotel quarantine, gratitude and when we met Oprah.
Anna Dwyer joined the Queensland Police Service in 1997 and has worked in both operational and corporate roles all over Queensland (Weipa, Bamaga, Aurukun Cape York, Cairns, Mareeba, Mackay, Sunshine Coast and Brisbane). She holds a Bachelor of Justice (QUT) and Master of Philosophy (QUT) where my research was about Understanding policing in remote Indigenous Communities. She is now undertaking her PhD exploring how the police use of technology influences public perceptions and trust.
In Trauma, Gratitude & When We Met Oprah, Anna shares about:
- Anna’s trauma history
- Anna’s work history in the Queensland Police
- 2020 and coronavirus
- Aboriginal, Indigenous or First Nations of Australia?
- Blake Lives Matter
- What white people need to know
- Being on guard in a COVID Quarantine Hotel
- What is gratitude?
- The benefits of gratitude
- Ways to practise gratitude
- Anna’s gratitude practice
- When we met Oprah
- Oprah, the ultimate overcomer
Links that Anna mentions in Trauma, Gratitude & When We Met Oprah:
- Video of when Oprah surprised Anna as an ultimate viewer
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