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Done Apologizing with Tami Sasson

Join Tami Sasson as she brings you heart-felt, raw & nuanced conversations centered in both facing what is while simultaneously exploring lands of possibility.

Done Apologizing is a compassionate, thought-provoking, brave exploration of how we can shift individually and collectively out of our trauma spells into our goodness & innate belonging.

This show is a journey back home to self through the path of compassion, curiosity, responsibility and care. Tami has a gift of helping humans widen their experience of themselves to leave no parts behind and remember that no human is an apology.

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Bringing you heart-felt, raw & nuanced conversations centered in both facing what is and living in lands of hope and possibility.

Humanizing Anxiety with Courtney Koester

Courtney Koester took the journey from filmmaker + photographer to Empowerment Coach + Reiki Master Practitioner. Frequently found sipping tea, boarding a plane or getting lost in a sea of trees, this Sagittarian’s heart was made to dive deep + explore. With firsthand experience in untangling from patterns of people pleasing, self-abandonment + self-judgment, Courtney’s work focuses on the importance of self-reconnection + the invitation to rehumanize ourselves. Her medicine is in guiding humans to clear the harsh lens they’ve viewed themselves through and begin to explore their whole self from a widened + deeply aligned perspective.

In this conversation, Tami and Courtney jam on:
*Recognizing anxiety as a human and normal response, rather than pathologizing it
*Pulling back the layers of what society has told us about selfishness and people pleasing
*Holding positive regard for others, while also being able to recognize their full humanity
*Being brave enough to unhook from supremacy culture
*Supporting ourselves to move through our fight, flight, or freeze responses
*Normalizing that some relationships naturally come to a close
*Not apologizing for our full humanity; we will cause harm, but we will also cause joy!

To connect with Courtney:
Follow her on Instagram @ckoesterinspired, visit her website Courtney also has a webinar replay on Shifting the People Pleasing Identity and a blog post on supportive language as an alternative to people pleasing.

To connect with Tami:
Follow her on Instagram @tamisasson_, visit her website, or email

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Moving Through the Journey of Relating with James-Olivia Chu Hillman

James-Olivia Chu Hillman is a facilitator and enthusiastic advocate of necessary, uncomfortable, and life-changing conversations. They work with humans (mostly in small groups) who want more joyful connection and less suffering in their relationships with themselves, the people they love & lead, and the world. James-Olivia has a passion for asking questions that make us squirm a bit and point us back to who we are and what we care about most.

In this conversation, Tami and James-Olivia jam on:
*Recognizing our inherent and natural dependence and connection to others
*Distinguishing between our needs and our desires
*Being willing to readjust our boundaries and commitments by reflecting on how each experience lands
*Tuning into our own resourcefulness to get our needs met
*Knowing that we all have different ways of relating; that isn’t bad or wrong
*Unlearning the story that when someone doesn’t meet all of our needs or expectations, it means that we are unworthy of love
*Owning the responsibility of no longer having to fix yourself for someone else
*Not apologizing for being where we are, even when it is unfinished and messy

To connect with James-Olivia:
Follow them on Instagram @inquisitive_human, visit their website

To connect with Tami:
Follow her on Instagram @tamisasson_, visit her website, or email

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Claiming Our Seat at the Table of Belonging with Madison Morrigan

Madison Morrigan is a 4x international award winning life coach, host of Everything Belongs The Podcast, a speaker, and is creator of Awaken Her Soul, a 14 week mentorship program designed to help women embody their worth, power and fullness. Centered on self-responsibility and full expression, Madison coaches ambitious and creative women as shed layers of old programming keeping them small and finally come home to their true selves.

Madison has her degree in interpersonal communication with an emphasis in psychology from Missouri State University, has a certificate in conflict resolution, meditation and legal mediation, and is proudly Certified BYCA Coach.

In this conversation, Tami and Madison jam on:

*Moving away from over-sharing our stories and pain on social media
*Creating an identity beyond our trauma and conditioning – there is so much more to us!
*Resourcing ourselves with joy while also acknowledging the challenging aspects of our world
*Saying no to participating in narcissistic supremacy, even when other people don’t understand
*Reconnecting and rooting in our land, cities, and homes
*Claiming our rightful belonging, even when we’ve felt estranged from our inherent sense of it
*Knowing that our presence on social media isn’t the whole of who we are
*Not apologizing for people’s perceptions of you

To connect with Madison:
Follow her on Instagram @madisonmorrigan, visit her website

To connect with Tami:
Follow her on Instagram @tamisasson_, visit her website, or email

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Letting Nature Hold Us Through Thresholds and Endings with Maxine Iharosy

Maxine Anne is an Embodiment Coach, Certified Yoga Teacher and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner in-training. She supports women to cross thresholds into self-validation and inner nurturing, so that collectively we can access caring for others and the earth from a place of overflow, not depletion. She is dedicated to honouring grief and awe for the natural world, both within and outside of our bodies, to reclaim our wholeness and step into our power.

In this conversation, Tami and Maxine jam on:
*Connecting to what around us nurtures and sustains us in the midst of change
*The difference between caregiving to be a fixer versus a nurturer
*Practicing being witnessed by nature
*Using nature to reconnect to what feels nurturing and supportive
*Allowing our senses to effortlessly meet us, rather than constantly forcing
*Embracing death and endings as part of life
*Listening to the need that is underneath our limiting beliefs
*The relationship between having a sense of place and belonging
*Knowing that we’re allowed to be human, even when we’re apologizing

To connect with Maxine through her offerings:
TAKE root – 8 Week Group Coaching:
Nurture Your Nature 1:1 Coaching:
Breathing Room 1:1 Somatic Sessions:

To connect with Tami:
Follow her on Instagram @tamisasson_, visit her website, or email

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Healing as Life’s Work with Emma Tait

Emma Tait is a writer, soul guide, and creator who helps people connect to their own inner knowing and guidance system so that they may have a career and life filled with purpose, joy, and peace. Her life’s work is to empower others to meet, know, love, and express their whole selves through all of life’s ebbs and flows, no matter where they are starting and what their goals are. She believes the way forward is for each of us to first come back to ourselves through understanding the innate emotional, physical, and spiritual wisdom we all hold. She guides others through her writing, 1:1 coaching, and online courses.

In this conversation, Tami and Emma jam on:
*Stepping out of the traditional paradigms of healing and stepping into full humanity
*Being present with our pain and grief instead of always trying to fix it
*Reframing the times when we get it “wrong” into information and experience that lead us to what we do want and what does feel good
*Trusting that us humans have seasons just like nature
*Remembering that you don’t have to have your shit together in order to love yourself
*Tuning into what feels like the next right move, rather than feeling overwhelmed by changing everything
*Releasing from the notion that we must be constantly seeking healing instead of actually living our lives
*The journey of unapologetically being unapologetic

Resources mentioned in this episode:
The book There Is Nothing Wrong with You: Going Beyond Self-Hate by Cheri Huber

To connect with Emma:
Follow her on Instagram @emmarosetait or email her at

To connect with Tami:
Follow her on Instagram @tamisasson_ or visit her website

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