Authored by Dr Allen Lycka & Harriet Tinka
The Secrets to Living a Fantastic Life
Two Survivors Reveal the 13 Golden Pearls They Discovered
DR. ALLEN LYCKA
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 38 years and they have four wonderful daughters and seven beautiful grandchildren. He counts these as his most important accomplishments.
As 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.