The 10Ninety Rule with Mason Sawyer
Summary:In this episode, Cristie and DeAnna speak with Mason Sawyer after losing his wife, children, brother, and nephew to a horrifying car accident, leaving his 3-year-old son as the only survivor. Mason gets vulnerable as he shares what the process of healing has looked like for him, the guilt he faced after the accident, and how he’s fought to avoid the victim mentality. This is a story of resilience and surviving insurmountable trauma. At 32-years-old, Mason has since become a mental health advocate for people of all ages by openly sharing his story through speaking engagements, support groups, and ultimately launching his own podcast, The 10Ninety, as a way to shed light on life’s challenges and how to overcome them.Key Takeaways:[03:50] Mason shares his unbelievably tragic story of losing his family in a car accident[10:29] The #1 thing Mason has learned in processing this trauma[13:06] The difficulties that come in the 2nd year of processing trauma[16:37] The positive impact Mason has had on men’s mental health [18:39] What is the 10Ninety Rule?[24:36] How Mason feels about the person he is now[27:27] How his 3-year-old son who miraculously survived the accident is doing today [29:39] The #1 motivation keeping him going[31:17] Why you should never compare your grief to someone else’s[36:34] Avoiding the trap of the victim mentality[38:47] The #1 piece of advice to support anyone experiencing any type of trauma [42:05] What would 15-year-old Mason say to 32-year-old Mason?Resources Mentioned in This Episode:Learn more about the 10Ninety Podcast by visiting their website.You can also connect with Mason on Instagram!Tune into Cristie's episode on the 10Ninety Podcast here.Are video podcasts more your style? Subscribe to our YouTube channel!We'd love to hear from you! Send us a message on Instagram or Facebook.Do you want your next vacation to be in luxury? Book your exclusive retreat here. Thanks for Listening!Thanks so much for listening to our podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and think that others could benefit from listening, please share it using the social media buttons on this page.Do you have some feedback or questions about this episode? Leave a comment in the section below!Subscribe to the Podcast:If you would like to get automatic updates of new podcast episodes, you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher. You can also subscribe from the podcast app on your mobile device.Leave Us an iTunes Review:Ratings and reviews from our listeners are extremely valuable to us and greatly appreciated. They help our podcast rank higher on iTunes, which exposes our show to more awesome listeners like you. If you have a minute, please leave an honest review on iTunes.