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Interview with Author Fatima Omar Khamissa – How to be a Muslim Woman, Divorced, and Totally CONFIDENT

By ,Szijar H

“Huffington Post” published that in Saudi Arabia, every single day there are forty new applications for marriages and twenty a day for divorces. Divorce rates in the Muslim world are reaching fifty percent.

In second marriages and third marriages, the numbers are exponentially worse.
With divorce rates increasing, so does stigma, shame, and pain. Muslim women are with raising their kids, making painful decisions, and learning to be alone again.
Our communities do not have the resources to manage this overwhelming increase in marital breakdowns and helping women to rebuild their broken lives.
How to be a Muslim woman, divorced and totally confident helps you to release your pain, shame and guilt and co-create a life with God that is peaceful, prosperous and full of potential.struggling

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How to be a Muslim woman, divorced and totally confident helps you to release your pain, shame and guilt and co-create a life with God that is peaceful, prosperous and full of potential.
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Fatima Omar is a Master Mentor for Divorced Muslim Women.

Fatima is an Amazon Bestselling author of the book – How to be Muslim Woman, Divorced, and Totally Confident

Fatima is an international speaker widely known for her training and seminars on, releasing social shame, empowerment, positive mindset, overcoming adversity, and rebuilding lives after divorce.

Fatima’s story of overcoming adversity has been featured in the Award-Winning film “Domestic Violence”.

Ms Omar has also received the prestigious Leading Women and Girls in Building Communities Award, The Women’s Courage Awards, Fabulous Women Over-40 Award, and The ARONImage Award for being a leader, a mentor, and creating a world without violence.

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Where are you from?

I am from Johannesburg, South Africa. I have lived in Canada for more than 30 years

Tell us your latest news?

I just released my brand new book, “How to Be a Muslim Woman, Divorced, and Totally Confident”

When and why did you begin writing?

I started writing books in 2009 when I left a violent abusive marriage of 21 years.

When did you first consider yourself a writer?

I am still learning.

What inspired you to write your first book?

I wanted to help women everywhere stay empowered.

Do you have a specific writing style?

My writing style is my speaking style.

How did you come up with the title?

I found women in my coaching practice struggling with confidence after divorce. There is so much shame, and stigma associated with divorce – hence the title.

Is there a message in your book that you want readers to grasp?

Yes. I want women to stop giving away their power and owning their potential

How much of the book is realistic?

All of it.

Are experiences based on someone you know, or events in your own life?

Yes. It is based on my own experience and the proven formulas that I have used to help my clients in my coaching practice.
What books have most influenced your life most?

7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Steven Covey

Mastery by Robert Green

Art of Success by: David Neagle

Change Your Thought, Change Your Life by: Richard Bandler

Alchemist by: Paulo Coelho

The 4 Agreements by: Don Miguel Ruiz

The Essential Rumi by: Rumi
If you had to choose, which writer would you consider a mentor?

Don Miguel Ruiz

What book are you reading now?

Mastery by : Robert Green

Are there any new authors that have grasped your interest?

No

What are your current projects?

I am working on my new program AWAKEN to help women learn to forgive, let go, and get unstuck.

Name one entity that you feel supported you outside of family members.

God

Do you see writing as a career?

Yes. A piece of the puzzle.

If you had to do it all over again, would you change anything in your latest book?

No

Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?

Out of desperation to help others not suffer like I suffered.

Can you share a little of your current work with us?

It based on exercises to help a woman understand where she is, and to create a specific plan to achieve her goals.

Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?

Yes. Everything is challenging about writing.
Who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work?

Don Miguel Ruiz. His words touch my heart
Who designed the covers?

A graphic designer.
Did you learn anything from writing your book and what was it?

That I can write a lot more books

Do you have any advice for other writers?

No

Do you have anything specific that you want to say to your readers?

Enjoy the book

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