Answering "No, but..." ends the story. It creates safety and security. Unfortunately, it also creates a predictable life.
With a "Yes, and..." response, the story is just beginning. Anything can happen. It can be unpredictable, uncertain, and scary. It can also be very rewarding. This is where the meat of life truly resides.
Current time spent: working (growing the business), climbing, yoga, Chinese lessons, socializing, "Yes, and..."