Ponnie Chin
Ponnie loves a good hook, whether it’s for crochet or an opening sentence. When she’s not busy making a living out of writing, she finds herself looking for more ways to overturn the patriarchy and Asian filial piety. It’s a work in progress, but isn’t everyone?
Love Bombing: The New Relationship Red Flag You Need To Look Out For
Relationships

Love Bombing: The New Relationship Red Flag You Need To Look Out For

Step aside, gaslighting—there’s a new relationship red flag in town, and it’s love bombing. The term is taking the internet by storm as women (and men) around the world shed light on their love bombing experiences, proving time and time again that too much of a good thing is bad.  What is love bombing? But […]

Step aside, gaslighting—there’s a new relationship red flag in town, and it’s love bombing. The term is taking the internet

7 Books By Female Asian Authors To Read This International Women’s Day
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7 Books By Female Asian Authors To Read This International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, we pay homage to the fairer sex by compiling some of the best, most intriguing books by female Asian authors. From Southeast Asian novelists to Asian-Americans, these books aren’t only entertaining. Still, they also offer an insight into the world laced with Asian cultures and customs only we would understand.  On […]

This International Women’s Day, we pay homage to the fairer sex by compiling some of the best, most intriguing books

7 Finance Podcasts To Give You Insight On How To Manage Your Money
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7 Finance Podcasts To Give You Insight On How To Manage Your Money

These finance podcasts are right on the money with financial advice.  There’s no better time than the new year to begin making changes with your financial habits. The idea of a fresh new start is always motivational to help spur you towards achieving your New Year’s resolutions, whether it’s attempting to save more money, learning […]

These finance podcasts are right on the money with financial advice.  There’s no better time than the new year to

6 Green Flags That Indicate A Non-Toxic Workplace Culture
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6 Green Flags That Indicate A Non-Toxic Workplace Culture

No more red flags — manifest a positive 2022 by identifying these green flags that prove a possible future workplace culture is not toxic.  Looking for new jobs is difficult enough. Landing one with a great work culture that isn’t toxic? Near impossible. Most jobs only reveal their toxicity when you’re neck-deep in the role […]

No more red flags — manifest a positive 2022 by identifying these green flags that prove a possible future workplace

10 Easy Cocktail Recipes With 3 Ingredients To Try
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10 Easy Cocktail Recipes With 3 Ingredients To Try

Wow your friends the next time you have them over at home with these easy cocktail recipes that have only 3 ingredients.  You’d be surprised to know that many famous classic cocktails are actually straightforward to execute, and no — we’re not talking about a Gin & Tonic. They also require only three ingredients, which […]

Wow your friends the next time you have them over at home with these easy cocktail recipes that have only

7 Mood Boosting Supplements To Help In Your Daily Life
Wellness & Health

7 Mood Boosting Supplements To Help In Your Daily Life

Ever woke up feeling down like you can’t get on with your day? It’s normal to have days like that even if you’re not diagnosed with depression. Instead of accepting defeat and going about the rest of your day in a low mood, it can be helpful to think about your diet instead. That’s where […]

Ever woke up feeling down like you can’t get on with your day? It’s normal to have days like that

I Moved In With My Partner And Tried Not To Become My Mother 
Relationships

I Moved In With My Partner And Tried Not To Become My Mother 

“You’re becoming your mother.” These were the words that I dreaded hearing, and it was worse when I came into that realisation on my own. How did I get here when I spent my whole life trying to be the opposite of the person who annoyed me constantly? Or maybe your mother is your best […]

“You’re becoming your mother.” These were the words that I dreaded hearing, and it was worse when I came into

Stop Multitasking In 2022 — Try Single-Tasking Instead
Wellness & Health

Stop Multitasking In 2022 — Try Single-Tasking Instead

If you’ve been experiencing burnout for the past year trying to juggle tasks, you should try single-tasking in 2022. In fact, here are 5 resolutions to make in 2022. Despite staying indoors throughout the pandemic, it appears that we’ve been busier than ever. It’s no surprise why, too. We’re stuck at home with no schedule […]

If you’ve been experiencing burnout for the past year trying to juggle tasks, you should try single-tasking in 2022. In

This Not That: 5 New Year’s Resolutions To Make In 2022
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This Not That: 5 New Year’s Resolutions To Make In 2022

What New Year’s resolutions will you make in 2022?  The past two years have been a weird fog of lockdowns and restrictions, but it has also given us a new perspective on life as we know it. With 2022 poised to head in a new direction (we hope) past the pandemic, here are some new […]

What New Year’s resolutions will you make in 2022?  The past two years have been a weird fog of lockdowns

7 Festive Makeup Ideas Under 5 Minutes To Try For New Year’s Eve
Beauty & Fashion

7 Festive Makeup Ideas Under 5 Minutes To Try For New Year’s Eve

Time to refresh your skills with these festive makeup ideas you can try for your New Year’s Eve parties.  Socially-distanced parties are coming back in full swing. Whether you’re headed out for the night or attending a friend’s private house party this New Year’s Eve, it’s time to dust off your makeup stash and try […]

Time to refresh your skills with these festive makeup ideas you can try for your New Year’s Eve parties.  Socially-distanced

7 Sustainable Christmas Decor Ideas For A Greener 2021
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7 Sustainable Christmas Decor Ideas For A Greener 2021

For Christmas 2021, create new traditions with sustainable decor instead of buying new ones and making unnecessary waste.  Some people may accuse Christmas of being a capitalist trap. Still, there’s no denying that the festivity of gathering with friends and exchanging gifts is a happy one, especially after the tumultuous two years we’ve had.  If […]

For Christmas 2021, create new traditions with sustainable decor instead of buying new ones and making unnecessary waste.  Some people

6 SEA and Malaysian Online Thrift Shops Selling Vintage Lingerie
Beauty & Fashion

6 SEA and Malaysian Online Thrift Shops Selling Vintage Lingerie

In love with online thrift shops and thrifted clothing? We’ll raise you one with this new category of clothing: vintage lingerie pieces.  We previously preached the perks of slow fashion and shopping for vintage, thrifted clothes. Sparked by Gen Z-ers on TikTok, repurposing clothes and shopping for thrifted clothes were an entire movement designed to […]

In love with online thrift shops and thrifted clothing? We’ll raise you one with this new category of clothing: vintage

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