Retirement Letters, Fan
Mail, and Reviews about
How to Retire Happy, Wild, and
It should come as no surprise to readers of my books that my retirement plan all along was to
Even so, I am still amazed by how many letters I have received from individuals who told me that
they parted ways with their employer after reading one of my books, particularly The Joy of Not
Working and How to
Retire Happy, Wild, and Free. Some even in their resignation letters or retirement
letters to their employers mentioned their decision was based on reading one or more of my books.
The first letter or two I received from readers in this regard made me feel somewhat
uncomfortable, at the same time hoping that no one would sue me with a claim that I was responsible for their
decision that ended in dire consequences.
After I rechecked my premises, I realized that leaving corporate life should result in a better life for anyone who
is fed up with their job. This should be true even for someone who may be forced to eventually return to a real
Of course, the fact that I have helped some people find happier, more satisfying lives outside the corporation has
made me feel good.
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retirement letters and fan mail about The World's Best Retirement Book:
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I was unhappy being
I found the secret to a happy retirement!
Following are some of the most interesting
retirement letters and sample farewell letters for retirement about How to
Retire Happy, Wild and Free since the first American and Canadian editions
The World's Best Retirement Book were published.
These sample retirement letters and e-mails provide an excellent source of content about how
many individuals become happily retired.
E-mail/Retirement Letter from a Certified Life/Retirement
I receive a lot of letters about How to
Retire Happy, Wild and Free from retirement coachs and retirment seminar presenters who
like the book a lot and even want to use it as a reference text for their own purposes. Here is one of
I am a Therapist and a Life/Retirement Coach certified by Coach U and Retirement Options. I
received your email referencing your books and quotes. My stepson gave my husband and me both
How to Retire Happy, Wild, and
Free and The Joy of Not Working for
Christmas. We are in the process of reading them and they are great.
I want to thank you for contributing to the challenging yet exciting life transition to retirement.
So much has been written about how to prepare financially but so little has been written about the
social, emotional, and lifestyle aspects of retirement.
Hopefully, we will have a more fulfilling retirement than some of our parents did. These kinds of
resources begin to stimulate thoughts and discussions between individuals and couples.
Dee Cascio, LPC, LMFT
Certified Life and Retirement Coach
from a Retired
Another sort of letter of intent to retire: This is another e-mail sent to me about
World's Best Retirement Book:
From: John and Linda Neff
Sent: Monday, January 21, 2008 12:31 PM
Subject: For Ernie J. Zelinski
Ernie, I want to thank you for writing How to Retire Happy, Wild, and
I retired from the engineering field at the end of Nov. 2007 and stumbled around wondering just
what I was doing for about a month. I was looking for some help on how to go about this new
Your book is the best guide that I could ever have asked for. Thank you!
I have decided that many other people are in, or will be in my shoes in the near future. I am going
to propose to Community College of Allegheny County, Pa. that they allow me to conduct a class on
I would like to use your book as a guide text. Could you let me know if I have your permission to
do that, or how I could go about getting
that permission. It will probably not be until the Fall of 2008 that I will put this together.
Thank you very much,
John E. Neff
Glenshaw, Pa. USA
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