The Many Forms of Love

The Ancient Greeks had six forms of love, which are all important in their own way. I would like to see more people adopt these terms when expressing love in its various forms. In my book The Secrets To Living A Fantastic Life, Harriet and I discuss the six forms of love in depth. Today, I would like to focus on the different ways in which we express love.  Eros- Sexual…

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My Top Four YouTube Videos

Dr. Allen Lycka

1) The Secrets of Living A Fantastic Life Book Trailer  Our book is an emotional journey, and this YouTube video picks up its essence. Whether you have read my book or not, this video is a must watch. It goes over three of the golden pearls in my book and keeps the viewer engaged. Watch the trailer on YouTube…

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The Secrets to Living a Fantastic Life

Are you finding fulfillment in your life? We are amid a Global Pandemic, the likes we have not seen for over 100 years. It is understandable if your life is not filled with joy every single day. In 2003, I experienced the scariest moment of my life and was faced with my mortality. There is nothing like facing the very real fact you could die. I empathize with…

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The Secrets To Living A Fantastic Life: What’s Next?

We are now one week removed from my virtual book launch for The Secrets To Living a Fantastic Life, in which we had over 250 viewers! I cannot thank everyone enough for coming and being a part of the day. In case I forget to mention, but we actually had some amazing news before the event even started.…

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Are You on the Right Path?

Many spiritualities have signs to look out for that signify you are on the right life path. Some see déjà vu as being an example. Others would say seeing certain animals or rare celestial sights, like a falling star, is the universes way of showing you are on the right track. These barometers may mean different things to different people, but I would like to look at some other checkpoints that can show you are…

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Four Toxic Behaviours to Avoid

I watched a fascinating video recently. I came away from it wondering, how can I be a better person? I want to echo its sentiments and look at behaviours we have that can be toxic, and how we can work to remove them from our lives. Though we often want to see ourselves as the good guy, we have our faults as well.   Scapegoating  …

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Celebrating Mom: A Social Distancing Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and I hope you have picked up presents for your mom already; I’m looking at you men. If you are lucky, you will be able to be with your mother to celebrate, but many of us will have to practice social distancing. I’ve come up with a few ways you can celebrate your mom from a…

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The Ins and Outs of Empathy

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I’d like to make an argument in favour of a more empathetic world. I believe if we understood the value of showing others empathy, the world would be much more prosperous for all. By understanding what empathy is, what it isn’t, and how it is beneficial to you, the world will shine a little brighter. And if everyone was more empathetic, humanity would see a much healthier world.   What is Empathy?  Empathy differs from…

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Celebrating Earth Day: The Wonders of Nature

Canadian landscape

April 22nd is National Earth Day in which we celebrate the only home we have ever known. This will be the first Earth Day where we are practicing social distancing, but it is important to look at the ways we can enjoy the outdoors and connect with nature.  Increases Energy  When I was younger and said I was tired or…

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5 Strategies for Strong Communication


Have you ever spoken with an older couple about the success of their marriage, or a CEO about his or her company? While there will be many answers, one consistent is usually this: strong communication. We are spending much more time around family right not, and I think it would be wise to look at how we communicate. And how we can improve it. Most arguments can be traced to poor…

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