life experiences

Give Yourself A Time-out: Why You Need It and How To Do It

When you were a kid, did your parents ever give you time-outs?  Did it work for you?  Well, I imagine it depends on what I mean by "work."  Right? The idea was that a time-out punishment was for the purpose of forcing you to think about your bad behavior--what was wrong about your actions and what you should do differently next time.  You were suppose to take this "facilitated" time to learn some lessons.