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As part of the human experience we have trials that seem to take the life right out of us, and sometimes that challenge can be quite literal like near death experiences. Other times we face relationship issues that devastate us in divorce, domestic abuse and more. The death of a loved one often makes the survivor stop living. Life can be tremendously cruel. It can shake you to depths many never come back from.

The solution is surprisingly simple. It falls to adopting a new mindset. “It’s not what happened to you; it’s what you do with what happens.” 

In this inspiring and life changing show, Dr. Allen Lycka takes you on a journey of healing and provides you with tools to take back your life. He discovered The Secrets to Living A Fantastic Life, the title of his bestselling book that began his journey to help others. The 13 Golden Pearls of Wisdom he learned, will inspire you to find your own fantastic life.  Find the free book here:  https://13GPnow.ca

He interviews fascinating successful people that have lived through tragedy and near death experiences as he has and have come back stronger than ever and now live to inspire others to do the same. 

Join us and take your life back, and make the world a better place!

The Best of How To Live a Fantastic Life Dr. Allen Lycka

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As part of the human experience we have trials that seem to take the life right out of us, and sometimes that challenge can be quite literal like near death experiences. Other times we face relationship issues that devastate us in divorce, domestic abuse and more. The death of a loved one often makes the survivor stop living. Life can be tremendously cruel. It can shake you to depths many never come back from.

The solution is surprisingly simple. It falls to adopting a new mindset. “It’s not what happened to you; it’s what you do with what happens.” 

In this inspiring and life changing show, Dr. Allen Lycka takes you on a journey of healing and provides you with tools to take back your life. He discovered The Secrets to Living A Fantastic Life, the title of his bestselling book that began his journey to help others. The 13 Golden Pearls of Wisdom he learned, will inspire you to find your own fantastic life.  Find the free book here:  https://13GPnow.ca

He interviews fascinating successful people that have lived through tragedy and near death experiences as he has and have come back stronger than ever and now live to inspire others to do the same. 

Join us and take your life back, and make the world a better place!

    296: Strategies for Success

    296: Strategies for Success

    Originally Published May 31, 2022. Today, we are honored to have Laura Brown. Laura has trained and coached female leaders at Fortune 100 companies, written for Forbes, and been quoted in major publications like Cosmopolitan and USA Weekend. She is the author of 10 books, including "Increase Your Income: Seven Rules for Women Who Want to Make More Money at Work" and "A Salary Cinderella Story, or How to Make More Money Without a Fairy Godmother." She is a corporate trainer, author, speaker, and certified business coach with over 20 years of experience in global human resources and management development so we have lots to talk about! 
     
    Tune in to hear Laura talk about the time she was initially denied a raise, and how she turned it around. You’ll enjoy her insight on the differences in how men and women approach raises  and the importance of asking for what you deserve. Laura also outlines her seven rules for getting a raise and provides valuable insights on timing, avoiding emotional responses, and building a strong business case.
     
    Laura's dedication to empowering women extends to her online training programs at Career Tips for Women, where she continues to inspire and guide women to achieve financial success and professional growth. 
     
    About Laura Browne: Laura Browne is a corporate trainer, author, speaker, and certified business coach with more than 20 years of experience in global human resources and management development. She has trained and coached female leaders from Fortune 100 companies. She’s written for Forbes and has been quoted as a business expert in major publications including Cosmopolitan, Family Circle magazine, and USA Weekend.
     
    Laura is the author of 10 books including Increase Your Income – 7 Rules for Women Who Want To Make More Money at Work and A Salary Cinderella Story (Or How To Make More Money Without A Fairy Godmother).
    She now helps women to make more money, be more confident, and get heard with online training programs at her company, Career Tips For Women.
     
    Social Media:
    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurabrowne/  And https://www.linkedin.com/company/66690968/admin/  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Career-Tips-For-Women-105166650886067  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/careertipsforwomen   Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/LauraBrowne7    
    Thanks for listening to the show! It means so much to us that you listened to our podcast! If you would like to continue the conversation, please email me at allen@drallenlycka.com or visit our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/drallenlycka. We would love to have you join us there, and welcome your messages. We check our Messenger often.
     
    This show is built on “The Secrets to Living A Fantastic Life.” Get your copy by visiting: https://secretsbook.now.site/home
     
    We are building a community of like-minded people in the personal development/self-help/professional development industries, and are always looking for wonderful guests for our show. If you have any recommendations, please email us!
     
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    • 27 min
    295: Unveiling Ghostwritten Worlds

    295: Unveiling Ghostwritten Worlds

    Originally Published July 21, 2022. Join Dr. Lycka and Annesa Lacey as they explore the art of writing, the power of stories, and practical tips for maintaining a positive outlook. Lacey is a professional ghostwriter, and she shares her journey from corporate burnout to finding her passion for storytelling. Now she utilizes her proactive listening skills to help others share their untold stories. Tune in to learn how authenticity, empathy, and a sense of fun can contribute to a truly fantastic life. 
     
    About Annesa Lacey: Premium Brand Voice Biographer, Content Alchemist, Custom Books & Business Mastermind Program Content. Proud ghostwriter of renowned Defense Attorney George Howard's memoir, '50 Years at the Bar & Still Sober'. She's ghostwritten books, web content, and custom Business Mastermind programmers for well over 200 experts. She's Rossetti obsessed with expert content and strategies that engage and establish faithful followers.
     
    Social Media:
    Website : https://alinterpretations.net  LinkedIn : https://linkedin.com/in/alinterpretations  Facebook : https://facebook.com/alinterpretations  Instagram : https://instagram.com/alinterpretations  TikTok : https://bit.ly/ttalinterpret  Twitter :  https://twitter.com/ghostwritercopy   
    Thanks for listening to the show! It means so much to us that you listened to our podcast! If you would like to continue the conversation, please email me at allen@drallenlycka.com or visit our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/drallenlycka. We would love to have you join us there, and welcome your messages. We check our Messenger often.
     
    This show is built on “The Secrets to Living A Fantastic Life.” Get your copy by visiting: https://secretsbook.now.site/home
     
    We are building a community of like-minded people in the personal development/self-help/professional development industries, and are always looking for wonderful guests for our show. If you have any recommendations, please email us!
     
    Dr. Allen Lycka’s Social Media Links
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/drallenlycka Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dr_allen_lycka/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/drallenlycka LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/allenlycka YouTube: https://www.YouTube.com/c/drallenlycka  
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    • 23 min
    294: Finding Happiness in Diversity and Adversity

    294: Finding Happiness in Diversity and Adversity

    Originally Published March 14, 2022. Today we welcome Karith Foster, a diversity engagement specialist. Karith is also a humorist and an author who has touched lives across academic institutions, organizations, and corporations throughout America. With her unique blend of humor, understanding, acceptance, and respect, she builds strong connections with her audiences, leaving them with a renewed sense of self-worth and potential. Her impactful programs and sincere approach are exactly what we need in today's world. Please tune in and enjoy the show!
     
    About Karith Foster:  Karith Foster is a Diversity Engagement Specialist and creator of the groundbreaking INVERSITY™ methodology. She is revolutionizing diversity and culture change in academic institutions, organizations, and corporations across America. Karith blends humor, knowledge, and experience to address diversity, inclusion, and effective communication, leaving her audiences feeling engaged, connected, and inspired.
     
    As a speaker, humorist, TV & radio personality, author, entrepreneur, wife, and mother, Karith promotes mutual respect, acceptance, and belonging. Her motto, “If you can laugh at it you can get through it,” reflects her positive approach to change. She is the CEO of INVERSITY™ Solutions and the Founder of F.R.A.M.E, a non-profit inspiring free speech, inclusion, social change, and empowerment on college campuses.
     
    Karith has been featured in the documentaries “Can We Take a Joke?” and "No Safe Spaces," and her TEDx Talk “The Art of Defying Stereotypes: Learning to be True to Your Voice.” She has appeared on Imus in the Morning, Fox&Friends, MSNBC, Howard Stern, Comedy Central, VH-1, and Oprah. An alumna of Stephens College and Oxford University, she is also a visiting expert for Stanford University's Knight-Hennessy Scholars program and a repeat guest lecturer for Stanford’s Graduate School of Business course, "Reputation Management." The words “no” and “impossible” are not in her vocabulary, reflecting her career path, life challenges, and desire to help others.
     
    Social Media:
    Website: www.karith.com   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FosterKarith/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karithfoster/  Twitter: https://twitter.com/karithfoster  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/karithfoster/   
    Thanks for listening to the show! It means so much to us that you listened to our podcast! If you would like to continue the conversation, please email me at allen@drallenlycka.com or visit our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/drallenlycka. We would love to have you join us there, and welcome your messages. We check our Messenger often.
     
    This show is built on “The Secrets to Living A Fantastic Life.” Get your copy by visiting: https://secretsbook.now.site/home
     
    We are building a community of like-minded people in the personal development/self-help/professional development industries, and are always looking for wonderful guests for our show. If you have any recommendations, please email us!
     
    Dr. Allen Lycka’s Social Media Links
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/drallenlycka Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dr_allen_lycka/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/drallenlycka LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/allenlycka YouTube: https://www.YouTube.com/c/drallenlycka  
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    • 28 min
    293: From Tragedy to Triumph

    293: From Tragedy to Triumph

    Originally Published June 24, 2022 Today’s guest is Kristin Beale, an author and illustrator who is going to share her incredible journey from surviving a catastrophic jet ski accident at 14 to becoming a nationally recognized wheelchair fencer and completing 14 marathons! Kristin talks about the challenges and triumphs she faced, the importance of resilience, and the power of community and faith in her recovery. Her story is a testament to the human spirit's ability to overcome adversity and thrive and you won’t want to miss it. Tune in to learn how Kristin turned her life-altering experience into a source of motivation and inspiration for others.
     
    About Kristin Beale: Kristin Beale is an author and illustrator from Richmond, Virginia. She had completed 14 marathons and she’s a nationally-competing wheelchair fencer. Kristin lives with her husband, Christopher, and dog, Achilles.
     
    Social Media:
    Website: https://www.kristinbeale.com  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kristinbeale Instagram (personal): https://www.instagram.com/kristin.gupta/ Instagram (comic): https://www.instagram.com/greater.things.comics/ Youtube (Date Me): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVgwq5o00b0   
    Thanks for listening to the show! It means so much to us that you listened to our podcast! If you would like to continue the conversation, please email me at allen@drallenlycka.com or visit our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/drallenlycka. We would love to have you join us there, and welcome your messages. We check our Messenger often.
     
    This show is built on “The Secrets to Living A Fantastic Life.” Get your copy by visiting: https://secretsbook.now.site/home
     
    We are building a community of like-minded people in the personal development/self-help/professional development industries, and are always looking for wonderful guests for our show. If you have any recommendations, please email us!
     
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    • 26 min
    292: One Day at a Time

    292: One Day at a Time

    Originally Published June 23, 2022 Tune in for an inspiring conversation on navigating challenges and setting boundaries as Dr. Allen Lycka welcomes Elizabeth Batalla, founder of the Institute for Achievement and Excellence. 
     
    Elizabeth joins us from London, England, to share her expertise in helping women achieve professional and personal transformation. With over 35 years of experience in male-dominated industries, Elizabeth provides valuable insights into leveling up in nine key areas of life, securing leadership roles, and enhancing performance in both personal and professional spheres. Discover how her master classes, tailored programs, and coaching sessions are empowering women and companies to unlock their full potential and truly live a fantastic life! 
     
    About Elizabeth Batalla: Founder of The Institute for Achievement and Excellence. She helps women level up in 9 life areas so they can achieve their professional and personal transformation goals to secure leadership roles and business opportunities. She also helps companies better educate and promote their female talent through self-paced masterclasses, tailored programs, and coaching.
     
    Social Media:
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn08Yx5bKaRIwf0Im5P69dg?sub_confirmation=1   LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-institute-for-achievement-and-excellence    FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/instituteforachievementandexcellence   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/achievementandexcellence    Twitter: https://twitter.com/InstExcellence    Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.co.uk/AchievementandExcellence    Website:https://courses.achievementandexcellence.com   Free Assessment: https://courses.achievementandexcellence.com/p/professional-assessment-benchmark     Book – Level Up To Move Up: The Three Forces in Achieving Excellence
    https://books2read.com/leveluptomoveup  Blog: https://achievementandexcellence.com/blog  Personal LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabethbatalla   
    Thanks for listening to the show! It means so much to us that you listened to our podcast! If you would like to continue the conversation, please email me at allen@drallenlycka.com or visit our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/drallenlycka. We would love to have you join us there, and welcome your messages. We check our Messenger often.
     
    This show is built on “The Secrets to Living A Fantastic Life.” Get your copy by visiting: https://secretsbook.now.site/home
     
    We are building a community of like-minded people in the personal development/self-help/professional development industries, and are always looking for wonderful guests for our show. If you have any recommendations, please email us!
     
    Dr. Allen Lycka’s Social Media Links
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/drallenlycka Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dr_allen_lycka/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/drallenlycka LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/allenlycka YouTube: https://www.YouTube.com/c/drallenlycka  
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    • 27 min
    291: From to Media and Personal Branding

    291: From to Media and Personal Branding

    Originally Published May 24, 2022. Esther Etim, a UK BEFFTA Award-winning author and advocate for women in law and media, joins Dr. Allen Lycka to discuss her journey from law to writing, overcoming personal challenges, and her dedication to empowering women. With an LLB from the University of Kent, Esther helps young women develop strong voices, solid careers, and stable personal lives through tailored coaching programs. She shares insights on recognizing genuine relationships, maintaining personal and professional balance, and the importance of formulating one's own vision of success.
     
    About Esther Etim: Esther Etim helps young women in Law & in Media develop strong voices, solid careers and stable personal lives. She holds an LLB from the University of Kent in Canterbury, is a UK BEFFTA award winner for Blog of the Year, writes multicultural women's fiction as Chioma Nnani, and lives in Abuja.
     
    Social Media:
    Website: https://estheretim.org/links Books: https://estheretim.org/books Blog: https://estheretim.org/blog   
    Thanks for listening to the show! It means so much to us that you listened to our podcast! If you would like to continue the conversation, please email me at allen@drallenlycka.com or visit our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/drallenlycka. We would love to have you join us there, and welcome your messages. We check our Messenger often.
     
    This show is built on “The Secrets to Living A Fantastic Life.” Get your copy by visiting: https://secretsbook.now.site/home
     
    We are building a community of like-minded people in the personal development/self-help/professional development industries, and are always looking for wonderful guests for our show. If you have any recommendations, please email us!
     
    Dr. Allen Lycka’s Social Media Links
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/drallenlycka Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dr_allen_lycka/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/drallenlycka LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/allenlycka YouTube: https://www.YouTube.com/c/drallenlycka  
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    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Melissa R-W ,

Must listen to!!

I love this show, both because of the content and because of how the host works with his guests. It's a MUST for anyone interested in living a FANTASTIC life!!

Emerald GreenForest ,

Truly FANTASTIC collection of amazing inspiring guests

Just tuned in recently to this show and discovered some really wonderful speakers, motivators and inspirers who are whole heartedly sharing their passion vision & insights for living a fantastic life! Well done Dr. Lycka!! Thanks for putting these gems all in one place!

JanetBarrett ,

Dr. Lycka shares how to live a great life - from many perspectives

Dr. Lycka and his radio show / podcast really embodies his work around “How To Live A Fantastic Life” with diverse interviews that show there are multiple paths to finding that life. I was honored to be a guest on his show, where he made me feel safe and able to share my story with his audience. I highly recommend this show to anyone that wants to learn how to have a fantastic life of their own!

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