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Huddles: In Football, Business and Hospitals

Manoj Jain, MD MPH | Posted 03.24.2015 | Sports
Manoj Jain, MD MPH

Football is not just a game of strategy, but it is counterstrategy, execution, recovery, calibration, recalibration and then again strategy and execution -- all in 24-second cycles. So what makes this possible? We pondered, why is football so different from other team sports like soccer, baseball or basketball.

How To Do An Effective Timeout

Dr. Suzanne Gelb | Posted 03.16.2015 | Parents
Dr. Suzanne Gelb

Remember: As a parent, your job is to give your child unconditional love and support -- but also to demonstrate that when you misbehave, there are consequences for your actions.

How Travel Guidebooks Are Working Against You

Doug Lansky | Posted 01.18.2015 | Travel
Doug Lansky

The travel tips you read in popular books and magazines are often more a like a tip sheet for which places will soon be overrun and ruined.

How Many Parents Use Time-Outs Inappropriately

Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. | Posted 12.21.2014 | Parents
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.

The times that are most challenging for us as parents -- the times when we must discipline our kids -- are the times we have the greatest ability to support and shape a child's growing brain.

Stop Using Neuroscience to Scare Parents

Laura Flores Shaw | Posted 12.02.2014 | Parents
Laura Flores Shaw

We need to remember that while neuroscience is fascinating, it's still a relatively new field, and it doesn't have all the answers. And those who share its research findings with the rest of the world have a responsibility to do so prudently so as not to misinform or incite unnecessary anxiety -- especially in an already anxious population.

The Knowledge That Gets Me Through The Toughest Moments With My Son

Robyn Passante | Posted 11.17.2014 | Parents
Robyn Passante

First they learn words: "Dada!" "Nana!" "Milk!" Then they learn how to use them: "I do it?" "Mine!" Then they learn how to use them against you: "Go away!" "I don't love you anymore." "I hate you."

Time Out Before Summer Slips Away

Leigh Roche | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Leigh Roche

Getting into the zone of quieting the mental chatter is the essence of mindfulness practice. Being ambitious and driven is necessary and beneficial for working toward life goals, but it's also crucial to shut off the overdrive and relax, in the interest of finding balance in life.

Time for the Straight Talk on Time Outs

Mark Bertin, M.D. | Posted 08.19.2014 | Parents
Mark Bertin, M.D.

Time outs are a proven parenting tool when implemented correctly. They are one of the few disciplinary strategies recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics to reduce problem behaviors including non-compliance, oppositional actions and verbal and physical aggression.

Finally, A Male Celebrity Talked About This!

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.29.2013 | Women

Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema, who recently refused to answer questions about her personal life, is not alone in thinking such questions are inappropri...

The New York Tech Scene Rocked Last Week.

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 07.26.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Oh, all I have to say his whew! That was pretty awesome. Two major financial events, a week of panels and parties, and amazing content -- all centered around New York's growing digital ecosystem. Next week? I don't know about you, but I'm in good practice so I'm just going to keep it up.

Old Yeller

Caren Chesler | Posted 07.20.2013 | Parents
Caren Chesler

The yelling has been going on for several weeks now, and this morning, I was almost at my wit's end.

Time Outs Are Not Just for Children

Anat Baniel | Posted 06.17.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

Normally, when thinking about communication, we think about verbal communication or some kind of physical communication. However, sometimes the best communication skill is to know when to take a time out.

8 Effortless Ways To De-Stress In A Minute Or Less

Posted 03.28.2013 | Healthy Living

In our new series, "Time Out," we'll be sharing ways to make stress relief fit your schedule -- no matter how much or little time you have. Whether it...

How To Make Enormous Progress

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Sometimes you have to leave behind everything and everyone you know in order to really, truly discover and connect with yourself. To regroup and recalibrate. There's nothing wrong with this, in fact, it's absolutely necessary in order to continue growing as an individual.

4 Powerful and Effective Alternatives to Punishment

Ashley Ryan | Posted 02.26.2013 | Parents
Ashley Ryan

As parents who are learning to raise healthier and happier kids, we also need to reflect on our actions in order to clearly see the effectiveness of our own parenting approach.

Dadmissions: Time Out

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 11.19.2012 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

The past five decades have seen the birth of computers, man walking on the moon, the fall of Communism and other earth-shattering events, but time outs are still the best we can do?  

Time Out London Takes New Approach

AP | Posted 10.02.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — The London edition of popular listings magazine Time Out will become free in autumn to broaden its reach, its editor-in-chief said Thu...

Will You Be My Friend?

Ron Brounes | Posted 09.18.2012 | Parents
Ron Brounes

On the ride home, we declared them "keepers," made plans for future trips our families could take together and even joked about upcoming weddings between their sons and our daughters.

How To Discipline -- Without Spanking

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 09.02.2012 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

We want to keep our kids safe, and teach them right from wrong. But doing that is often much more difficult than it sounds.

Taking Rest Is Wisdom For The Ages

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 06.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Many of us are so busy doing whatever it takes to keep all the balls bouncing that we fail to even notice how depleted we are becoming until the wheels begin to fall off our wagon and something forces us to stop.

The April 30th Dinner Party With Chef Paul Kahan

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 06.26.2012 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

The Monday April 30 Dinner Party is around the corner. Amidst a great guest line-up, Executive Chef Paul Kahan will present food tastings for the audience from his new restaurant Publican Quality Meats.

School 'Scream Rooms' Outrage Parents

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.11.2012 | Education

Parents in Middletown, Conn., are protesting the use of what they're calling "scream rooms" by Farm Hill Elementary School as a way of disciplining mi...

Village Voice Sues Time Out New York For Using 'Best Of' Phrase

FishbowlNY | Chris O'Shea on November 16, 2011 9:38 AM | Posted 01.16.2012 | Media

The people behind The Village Voice have lost their damn minds. That's the only explanation we can think of for it suing Time Out New York (TONY) beca...

My Midlife Jazz Crisis - Stage 1: The Acknowledgement

Joseph Vella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Joseph Vella

It's a harsh dose of reality when you realize that you're getting older and you find that your viewpoint toward what you love is not what it used to be.

Art Knows No Race

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sherman Yellen

We are so blessed by our capacity to get beyond our own skins, our own sexuality, and our own fortunes, that all of us can enter into the world of the other and find that their world is our own world, after all.