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I'm a "Yes Ma'am": Tips to Make Yourself a Priority - Cool Gear Blog
I’m a yes, ma’am. I constantly find myself offering to help make my boyfriend’s schedule less stressful – “let me do something for you”; or asking my friend if she needs help planning her birthday party; or sure, no problem, I can make 17 lbs. of guac in twenty minutes for this potluck you said “yes, ma’am” to. And this isn’t because I’m bored and I have nothing to do. No, I have two startups, a side gig as a yoga instructor, a 6am workout schedule, and a Game of Thrones addiction – I ain’t got no time for that! But, I do it anyways. All. The. Time. I always want to go out of my way to make someone’s day a bit easier or do something nice for the people I care about – and not because I’m this incredibly charitable Mother-Theresa-like-person, but because I genuinely believe I can help. Most of the time, the words leave my lips before I have time to process what I just committed myself to – it somehow feels ingrained in me, like I have this superwoman persona with all the time in the world. *Cue the multi-tasking theme song for today’s generation.* Does this sound familiar? I thought so. …