Monday, January 15, 2024

Why do we give up on New Year's resolutions? 3 tips from experts

Setting realistic expectations with New Years resolutions is a good start to achieve your goals. (Photo: Polina Kovaleva)

Weeks into the new year can make one wonder, why did I even try a New Year's resolution? While the reasons to say farewell to these resolutions can vary from person to person, experts share how people can set realistic and effective resolutions to keep for the entire year. 

"We always advise making resolutions easy and achievable and starting off by making small steps. Don't jump to the big things."


Wednesday, January 10, 2024

How to get enough vitamin D in the winter

Vitamin D plays a large role in overall health according to medical experts. (Courtesy Pexels)

Winter isn't coming, winter is here. With that comes the concern for what some suffer from called the winter blues or seasonal depression. 

Medical experts at Baylor College of Medicine are sharing tips on how to maintain your vitamin D intake in the winter. 

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

The M Report x Sincerely Pam & Missy: Being Authentically You

Get to know the hosts of the Sincerely Pam and Missy podcast! The two girlfriends in your corner! 

Together, Pam and Missy share their insights on being career-driven women, fashion-forward ladies, keeping it real. The girls dive into some questions to get to know them and offer advice that only your girlfriends would want you to know. On this episode, they share words of wisdom about being authentically yourself.


Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Robyn Tuazon x The M Report: Behind-the-scenes as a concert photographer

Ever wonder what it's like to be a concert photographer? Through her lens, Robyn T. takes us through the process when she covered some of the biggest artists in the music game like Olivia Rodrigo, Emily King, Giveon and Tobe Nwigwe. 

Check out the full video after the jump!

Friday, September 15, 2023

M Report Music Mashups: Victoria Monét delivers smooth, 2000s nostalgia, honors femininity on Jaguar II


What the R&B game has been missing is a 360 entertainer who gives listeners not only great vocals, but also a great performance.

Wow, does Monét easily succeed there and then some. She has craft-fully mastered the lessons of heavy hitters who came before her with each performance giving a double take with the likes of Ciara and Aaliyah.

Multi-talented, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter and producer, Victoria Monét winds up summer playlists even more with the official follow up music video to her latest smash single, "On My Mama."

Thursday, August 3, 2023

How looking back at life can revitalize the vision for what lies ahead


This is a photo of two lovers
Falling in love is a feeling that many humans desire. (Courtesy of Pexels/ Jaspereology)

I was organizing some of my old diaries and gratitude journals when I realized I have been journaling for almost 20 years now. That's crazy! As part of my end-of-the-month ritual, I like to take inventory of how the month went, areas of improvement and reflection, that sort of thing. 

Friday, June 2, 2023

Elevating AANHPI Stories: Meet the creative behind AALVO


Amy Chantra is an architect and designer by trade. A graduate of the University of Houston, Chantra  decided to open her eponymous store online in 2018 while still working her 9-to-5 job. In April 2023, her brick-and-mortar store AALVO came to life that focuses on laser-cutting and interior design. But Chantra had more in mind for her store than just laser-cut goods.

AALVO also provides event space for photographers, bakers and other creative to rent out for various classes and events. 

The M Report spoke to Chantra for Asian-American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander Month (AANHPI) to get her words of advice on entrepreneurship, how being a first-generation child of immigrants affected her drive to success and more.