Book Overview: "The Secrets to Living A Fantastic Life"

Book Overview for Bookstores and Online Retailers

Description of the book (back of the book): Dr. Lycka is a speaker, trainer, bestselling author, and respected cosmetic dermatologist. His life collapsed when he suddenly developed a right foot drop in 2003. Soon after, his right arm became dysfunctional, and he was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) and given six months to live. He persisted and is here today because of his courage and determination. He is now a mentor, transformational speaker and thought leader.

Harriet Tinka is a former New York Fashion model, a Woman of Distinction, and a youth instructor who endured being kidnapped, stabbed, and left for dead. She is now a “Powerhouse Empowerment” expert who inspires audiences across North America. Dr. Lycka met Harriet when she applied for an award that he was sponsoring for the YWCA. They became close friends because of their shared experiences.

Despite these traumatic experiences, they grew stronger, just as steel is tempered by extreme elements. They wrote, "The Secrets To Living a Fantastic Life" to share the key lessons they've learned to help readers find the golden pearls in their biggest challenges and make their lives fantastic.

Dr. Lycka and Harriet Tinka have appeared on numerous TV and radio shows in the US and Canada. Dr. Lycka is a multi-time bLU Talk speaker who has inspired audiences worldwide, and Harriet is a Toastmaster Divisional Champion.

Influencer review

"I love what these guys are doing, the book is great and the work they’re doing is important."
-- JACK CANFIELD – author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, “Chicken Soup for the Soul”

Distribution: Printed books and eBook available on Amazon. Bulk print options available and can be obtained by contacting Dr. Allen Lycka at
Foreword: Written by Jack Canfield.
Rights: © 2020 Dr. Allen Lycka and Harriet Tinka. All rights reserved. Print edition released June 2020. Indie published in Canada.
ISBN-13: 978-1-989849-00-2
ASIN: B0851MY645
LOC (LCCN): 2020908712
Book Overview for Bookstores and Online RetailersA full marketing and public relations campaign is in motion for The Secrets To Living A Fantastic Life including social media channels and a website: Several online book blog tours are in motion for this bestselling book. Media interviews are ongoing.

About the Authors

Dr. Lycka is acknowledged as one of the most respected cosmetic dermatologists in the world. Having practiced for 3 decades, he has helped 10’s of thousands of patients. In Edmonton since 1979, he’s written 17 books, 30+ academic papers and hosted the number one internet radio shows on cosmetic surgery – Inside Cosmetic Surgery Today.

He is co-founder of Doctors for the Practice of Safe and Ethical Aesthetic Medicine. Dr. Lycka has been acknowledged by his community by awarding him the prestigious Consumers Choice Award for 16 consecutive years and the Philanthropist of The Year award for 2013.

Dr. Lycka is happily married to Dr. Bernier-Lycka for 39 years, and they have four wonderful daughters and seven beautiful grandchildren. He counts his family as his most important accomplishment.

Harriet Tinka, a Turning Point expert, Harriet, is a perfect example of someone finding a need in the community and filling it. Despite dealing with obstacles in her life, she has overcome those hurdles and has found success by inspiring thousands of audiences reach their full potential. She was stabbed, kidnapped, and left for dead.

She turned that horrifying experience into motivation. She has inspired and given hope to women who are faced with domestic violence. She is known by her students as a “Powerhouse Role Model” who makes being genuine the most powerful thing of all.

Harriet is an invigorating transformational speaker, passionate life coach, blogger, Chartered Professional Accountant, Football Official, and an ultra-marathon runner. She is the founder and CEO of the award-winning Social Enterprise, Empowered Me Inc, a company whose mission is to inspire and empower girls and women.

Harriet has received numerous awards, including YWCA Woman of Distinction, Global Woman of Vision, Afro- Canadian Community Woman of the Year, Action for Healthy Communities Youth Empowerment Award, Rotary Integrity Award and Daughter's Day Award just to mention a few. She is a tireless philanthropist and a Toastmaster Divisional Champion.

Harriet feels blessed to have her journey supported by her partner Steve and her three lovable children Tristan, Rhiannah and Aaliyah.