Retirement Is Fun: A New Chapter

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Createspace Independent Pub, Jun 13, 2014 - Biography & Autobiography - 144 pages
Women and Men who have crossed fifty should not pass up this book.Life is not always wine and roses.Retirement is when you stop working to live and start working at living.When one door closes, another opens.In her memoir Retirement is Fun which is a sequel to her first memoir My Life as a Banker - A Life Worth Living, Brenda describes her many wonderful experiences at the end of her banking career.Her new job brought more opportunities to travel the world, have fun, and enjoy life.She grasped opportunities as they fell in her path.Is your life over when you retire?Brenda dispels that fear.She proves that retirement is a time to enjoy life and earn too.Despite facing many challenges such as cancer, deaths of loved ones, and an accident, which made her realize that life is very short, she triumphantly moves on to accomplish more.Brenda increased her skills in areas she never thought possible.She has proven that when she retired from her first job she definitely did not retire from life.For her, Retirement is indeed fun and she has written about her fun experiences as well as sad ones in this personal memoir on Retirement.

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An enjoyable account of retirement from an amazing author!
October 16, 2017
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"Retirement Is Fun" is an enjoyable account of life after retirement, written by
an amazing author, Brenda Mohammed. Ms. Mohammed recounts in great detail her decision to embark on a totally new career, with its ensuing challenges and rewards, after retiring from a successful career in banking.
"Why not?" was her mental approach as she entered the world of insurance, quickly rising to the top of the profession as she continually worked tirelessly to increase her skills and abilities.
"Retirement Is Fun" is not only a testament to her success, but to her absolute enjoyment of life and everything it has to offer. Ms. Mohammed writes about her professional successes, but also of her personal life. The reader gets to know her extended family as they are such an integral part of her life. She enjoys her family, travels often and extensively throughout the world, revels in her grandchildren and is a marvelous example of how much one can achieve in life. Such an enjoyable read!
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Retirement is Fun: A New Chapter by Brenda Mohammed is an interesting memoir where the author shares with readers her moments after retirement and how it is a time when everyone should sit back and enjoy life. After reading this book, no one will dread retirement; they will all look forward to it and use that time to enjoy the beauty of life, spend more time with the family, and experience their unconditional love. Retiring from the job does not mean one retires from life because one gets time to appreciate the beauty of unlimited time and use it effectively by doing things they missed out on doing while they were working.
The book is uplifting as it makes everyone who is going to retire look forward to it. The author's experiences and adventures after retirement give readers ideas on how to handle their lives in a good and happy way after retiring from their jobs. Brenda Mohammed shows by example how one's attitude can make a difference to everything and life can be enjoyed at any age, irrespective of whether you are young or not.
The memoir is simple and chronicles the author's life and events, taking readers into her space. The memoir is a good read; readers can connect well with what the author says and the events and experiences in her life, and the way she handles life is tangible.
The words of wisdom from Dr. Murdoch quoted at the end of the book are very inspirational and will help readers look at life in a positive way. An interesting book for all those who are going to retire from their jobs and want to know how to handle life after that.
..............................................................................................................................................................A well-written chronicle of the author's experiences and adventures since her retirement from a long career in the bank
By Arabella Persaud on August 26, 2014
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This inspiring book tells of the many adventures experienced by the author after retiring from a banking career at the age of 55.
She talks about her new career in the insurance business and narrates, with meticulous detail, the many wonderful experiences
in her new life including the birth of her grandchildren, her meeting of new friends, her travels abroad, and her continued enjoyment of life. For her, life certainly did not stop at retirement.
Throughout the book, the author demonstrates a positive outlook on everything that happens in her life. Not only did she endure wonderful experiences, but she also had a bout with cancer and a terrible accident in Miami. She interprets these negative events in a positive light by using them to show how her faith helped her to overcome these obstacles.
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Retirement is Fun: A New Chapter by Brenda Mohammed is an interesting memoir where the author shares with readers her moments after retirement and
how it is a time when everyone should sit back and enjoy life. After reading this book, no one will dread retirement; they will all look forward to it and use that time to enjoy the beauty of life, spend more time with the family, and experience their unconditional love. Retiring from the job does not mean one retires from life because one gets time to appreciate the beauty of unlimited time and use it effectively by doing things they missed out on doing while they were working.
The book is uplifting as it makes everyone who is going to retire look forward to it. The author's experiences and adventures after retirement give readers ideas on how to handle their lives in a good and happy way after retiring from their jobs. Brenda Mohammed shows by example how one's attitude can make a difference to everything and life can be enjoyed at any age, irrespective of whether you are young or not.
The memoir is simple and chronicles the author's life and events, taking readers into her space. The memoir is a good read; readers can connect well with what the author says and the events and experiences in her life, and the way she handles life is tangible. The words of wisdom from Dr Murdoch quoted at the end of the book are very inspirational and will help readers look at life in a positive way. An interesting book for all those who are going to retire from their jobs and want to know how to handle life after that.
 

About the author (2014)

Award-winning, multi-genre writer Brenda Mohammed did not choose writing as a career.Her first career was banking.After she retired as a Commercial Area Credit Manager of one of the leading banks in the Caribbean, she worked in the Insurance Industry where she also excelled.She wrote her first book after her bout with cancer and near death experience.Her purpose for writing, 'I am Cancer Free' was to tell persons in similar situations that cancer does not have to be a death sentence.'I am Cancer Free' won the award for Best Non-fiction from Mc Grath House Book Awards in 2016.Her memoir, 'My Life as a Banker: A Life Worth Living' was voted second in the category Best Bio/memoirs in the SIBA Awards by Metamorph's Publishing in 2016.Retirement is Fun, the sequel to My Life as a Banker was a nominee in those Awards.She is the author of the science fiction series Zeeka Chronicles: Revenge of Zeeka, which placed third in the category Best Science Fiction in SIBA Awards 2017.Brenda donates books to children's hospitals, national libraries, and school libraries.She lives with her husband on the beautiful Caribbean island of Trinidad.Find out more about Brenda Mohammed on her website at http://brenchris.allauthor.com

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