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By Ron Tyson
Welcome to MORNINGS WITH RON where I share messages with you that are meant to provoke thoughts, inspire the heart and feed the soul.

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2022 - Episode 3
Four messages this week to help you navigate your life path:  Living a life that is true; Choose wisdom over fear; Grab that second before it becomes a memory and Believe that what you do matters. #morningswithron
January 31, 2022
A Brand New Year
Happy New Year!  Let's start the new year off right with four brand new messages:  Don't let fear negate your new beginning; A head held high; Loving them not saving them, and Be the artist of your own life. #morningswithron
January 19, 2022
A Bonus End of Year Episode
Join Ron for some of his favorite messages as we close out 2021.  Happy Holidays!  
December 16, 2021
Welcome back after a LONG break!
Ron returns with three new messages to help you navigate your life path.  Enjoy! #morningswithron
December 13, 2021
Using Your 1,440 Minutes to be the Change the World Needs
Todays topics include:  Has technology affected the art of conversation and our interpersonal relationship skills; We can be the vaccine for change; Compassion and caring in a difficult world; Physical and mental effect of helping others and Making your 1,440 minutes meaningful before they are a memory. #morningswithron
April 18, 2021
Three New and Two of My Favorites
Three new messages and two of my favorites, including one celebrating my parents 60th anniversary. 
March 27, 2021
A World Where Our Differences Don't Matter
Join me as we explore a world where we truly are one people. 
February 25, 2021
The Focus is on You!
In this podcast we answer four questions: Do we need anyone's approval? Do we need to let our past dictate our future? How do we climb the wall we put between us and life? Is fear holding us back? #morningswithron
January 24, 2021
Ending 2020 With a Thankful Heart
This week's messages focus on being thankful for the things that make life the best that it can be.  
December 30, 2020
Five of My Favorite Messages
At listener's request, this week I share five of my favorite messages from my book "Mornings with Ron" that is available at in paperback, Kindle and audio book. #morningswithron
November 24, 2020
A little self reflection can go a long way
Self reflection is important to becoming the person that we want to be.  Join Ron for five messages to help you navigate your path of self reflection. 
October 17, 2020
Grandma Lola Mae: the woman, the legend Part 2
Come listen to this final episode in the Grandma Lola Mae series and find something that can help you navigate your life path. #morningswithron
September 19, 2020
Grandma Lola Mae: the woman, the legend Part 1
Join Ron this week on the fourth anniversary of his grandmother's passing as he shares excerpts from his book "Mornings with Ron" dedicated to lessons from a grandmother. "Mornings with Ron" is available on in paperback, Kindle and audio book. #morningswithron
August 22, 2020
Living Life in a COVID World - Part 2
This weeks messages include: Tapping Into the Strength Within, Own Your Own Self Worth, Counter the Ugly With That Which Is Good, Time to Become the Person You Want to Be. 
July 28, 2020
Living Life in a COVID World
This week's messages are designed to help you navigate living life in a COVID world. They include: Self Reflection is a Powerful Tool, When Me Becomes We, Needing to Show the Beautiful Side of Humanity andAn Unexpected Outing.....a Reminder of Love.  #morningswithron
July 11, 2020
Passion Episode 8 - Gracie Dundee
From the Coburn School in California to Carnegie Hall, 15 year old Gracie Dundee shares her passion for music and musical theatre, as well as her passion for changing the world through her organization Small Acts Big Change. 
June 01, 2020
Passion Episode 7 - Dennis Tyson
If you love art, artists or are just inspired by art, then this episode is for you. Join Ron and Dennis Tyson and discover the world of Plein Air Painting and what drives the passion in an artist. 
May 20, 2020
Passion Episode 6 - Joe Maloney
It's Teacher Appreciation Week and in this week's episode Ron interviews Joe Maloney about his passion for teaching and the challenges teachers face in the current COVID environment. #morningswithron
May 10, 2020
Passion Episode 5 - Jann Rigell - Pet Parenting
If you are a pet parent, looking to be a pet parent or just admire pet parents, then this podcast episode is for your. Join Ron and Jann as they discuss the life of a pet parent.  #morningswithron #petparenting
May 03, 2020
Passion Episode 4 - Barney Gallassio
Join us for a discussion of all things Mah Jongg in the world of Barney Gallassio
April 25, 2020
Passion Episode 3 - Kathy Driver
In this episode Kathy shares her passion for cycling and triathlons.
April 20, 2020
Passion Episode 2 - Destination Mah Jongg
In this episode Ron talks with Fern Oliphant and Sheryl Perry about the passion in their business, Destination Mahjongg (
April 06, 2020
Passion Series - Episode 1 - Renee Eisman
This week we start our series on Passion. Interviews with people who share their passion for what they do with you. This week's interview is with Renee Eisman, Manager Home Delivery for the Bring Smiles to Seniors program. 
April 01, 2020
Life Lessons 2020 - Episode 3
This weeks messages include: Opinions play a role but not always; Taking care of ourselves often results in taking care of others; Follow the crowd or walk the unknown path; Let their innocence shine and grow and Are you 100% all in?  
February 28, 2020
Life Lessons 2020 - Episode 2
The messages in this episode include: Are you in love with being alive?; Carry the bags or leave them at home?; Removing the bricks; Why perfection? and What's on the other side of your wall?
February 13, 2020
Life Lessons 2020
In this first podcast of 2020 we continue to explore life and the lessons it teaches us.  This episode includes: Kick old self doubt to the curb; Maybe the lists aren't so bad; Is it okay to say no; Showing gratitude is healthy for the brain and Me time is good time.  #morningswithron
January 11, 2020
Life Lessons - Part 10
This weeks episodes include: You still can be what you might have been; The treasures of life; They just do it; Life is a balancing act and Seizing the moment is awesome.  
December 07, 2019
Life Lessons - Part 9
This weeks messages include: We never know what they may be dealing with; Humanity alive and well; 1962 - ????; They are here for a reason and My happy corner of the world. #morningswithron
November 23, 2019
Life Lessons - Part 8
This week's messages include: Friendships are important to the garden of life; What would you make of your day; Those who matter are still my people and Knowing our soul is important for true happiness. 
November 12, 2019
Life Lessons - Part 7
This weeks messages include: We don't always have to be right; What kind of thoughts is your mind filled with; Stop when you're done not when you're tired; Being able to affect a life is awesome and Is it time to weed the garden?
October 27, 2019
Life Lessons - Part 6
This week's messages include; Is your life collection in balance; Yes and no are powerful words; Keep the stones in your pocket; Is your door always open; A life of integrity is a life well lived. 
October 09, 2019
Life Lessons - Part 5
This weeks messages include: Laughter is medicine; We are all worthy of love; Telling not just showing is important; Serving is leadership and Our life journey needs no explanation. 
October 02, 2019
Life Lessons - Part 4
This weeks messages include: Your mind will believe you; From ordinary to extraordinary; Set, achieve and amaze; Believe in yourself and exceed your imagination and We are in control of our destiny. 
September 24, 2019
Life Lessons - Part 3
This week's messages include: The beauty of diversity; Changing a life can be cool; Some memories can never be replaced; Choosing to be happy and Yes, mistakes can be good. 
September 19, 2019
Life Lessons - Part 2
Messages in this week's episode include: Are we willing it or killing it; Nourishing our soul is important; Be a diamond; Your heart is still beating and Make your 1,440 count. 
August 28, 2019
Life Lessons - Part 1
The messages in this weeks episode include: Can conflict be beneficial; Passion can lead to purpose; Do our loved ones really ever leave us; Make your next minute magical and It's my awesome that matters. 
August 21, 2019
Bring Smiles to Seniors Journey
Hear the story of the Bring Smiles to Seniors program in Ron's own words. Listen how one small idea became a very big reality as his volunteer team built a program to remind seniors that they were loved and not forgotten all across the country.  
August 13, 2019
Random Messages - Part 5
This week's messages include: Change can be freeing but it takes courage Giving does not require receiving Our fits are given to share Bring lonely and being forgotten are different They are only on loan Thank you for being part of our podcast
August 08, 2019
Random Messages - Part 4
This week's messages include: No apologies, this is me! Feeding the Soul Age and time are not our enemy Our words can change life's trajectory Is technology setting us down the right path?
July 31, 2019
It's all about life!
Messages in this episode include: You Are Significant; Exactly Like Me; A New Day; Happiness; Live Life Doing What You Want
July 25, 2019
Random Messages - Part 3
This weeks messages include: Dreams can become reality - Be thankful for those around you - The joy of the journey outweighs the hurt - Is compassion still alive? - Some things become great things I hope you enjoy.  Ron
July 16, 2019
Random Messages Part 2
This weeks messages include: Have you nourished your friendship lately? What is our word worth? Create your own magic! Sometimes we just need to unplug Whats more important, experiences or possessions?
July 10, 2019
Random Messages Part 1
For the next few weeks I will be sharing previous messages from my blog  This week includes: Never start a job unless...... They are only on loan The power of we Is it necessary to be so mean? Unintended a good way I hope you enjoy!
July 04, 2019
Goals and Dreams Part 2
This podcast continues our series on goals and dreams.  
June 26, 2019
Goals and Dreams Part 1
This week's messages are all about goals and dreams and creating that magic in your life. 
June 22, 2019
Five of my favorite messages
Rather than a theme this week, I decided to share five of my favorite unheard messages with you. The messages this week include: Later can become never if we don't seize the moment Don't let comparing steal your life joy Humanity alive and well Knowing our soul is necessary for true happiness The touch of a hand I hope you enjoy!   Ron
June 11, 2019
Self Awareness Part 3
This is the final podcast in our Self Awareness series. 
June 06, 2019
Self Awareness Part 2
This is the second part of our series on self awareness.  
May 29, 2019
Self Awareness Part 1
These week's podcast is the first in our series on self awareness. 
May 21, 2019
Grandma Lola Series Part 2
In our first episode we introduced you to Grandma Lola. In this episode Ron shares more stories about this amazing woman. 
May 15, 2019
Taking Care of Others Part 3
This is part three in our series "Taking Care of Others".  Questions or comments?  Email us at  
May 09, 2019
Taking Care of Others Part 2
This is the second podcast in our series, "Taking Care of Others"
April 30, 2019
Taking Care of Ourselves Part 3
This podcast is dedicated to messages about taking care of ourselves. Please enjoy the third in this series. 
April 24, 2019
Exploring the awesomeness of special needs individuals
In this weeks episode we explore the awesomeness of individuals with special needs and how they are the gift that keeps on giving.  You can listen at or on Apple Podcast, Google Podcast, Spotify or other podcast sites.   Web:   Email: info@bringsmilestsoseniors 
April 17, 2019
Taking Care of Ourselves Part 2
This is Part 2 in the series "Taking Care of Ourselves"
April 10, 2019
Self Awareness
This weeks episode provides a little dose of self awareness. 
April 03, 2019
Bring Smiles to Seniors Journey
Ever wonder how the Bring Smiles to Seniors progam came to be?  In this special podcast Ron shares the Bring Smiles to Seniors journey. 
April 01, 2019
Teamwork, Integrity & Service
What can you accomplish with teamwork? How important is your word? Is Service really all that?  All these topics and more explored in this episode of Mornings With Ron. 
March 27, 2019
Caregivers, Dementia and Alzheimers
If you are a care giver or have a friend or family member dealing with Dementia or Alzheimers then this bonus episode is for you. 
March 24, 2019
Dealing With Adversity
This week's episodes are all messages about dealing with adversity. 
March 20, 2019
Friends and Family
We have talked about taking care of others and taking care of ourselves. Now its all about friends and family. I hope you enjoy. 
March 14, 2019
Taking Care of Ourselves Part 1
Last week was all about taking care of others. This week we explore the necessity of taking care of ourselves. I hope you enjoy!
March 06, 2019
Taking Care of Others Part 1
This week we explore why it is important to take care of others. 
March 01, 2019
Grandma Lola Series Part 1
In this weeks bonus episode I introduce you to my amazing Grandma Lola who was my inspiration for starting the Bring Smiles to Seniors program.  I hope you enjoy.
February 26, 2019
Making the Most of our Life Minutes
This week we explore the necessity of making the most of the life minutes that we have been given. 
February 23, 2019
And so it begins
Inagural podcast for Mornings With Ron.  In this episode I share five inspirational messages to help start your day. Listen, enjoy and help be the reason you and someone else smiles. 
February 17, 2019