Ken Rabow
Ken Rabow is a life empowerment coach specializing in helping troubled teens, unmotivated young adults and their families succeed in all aspects of their lives. Check out Ken's book: The Slacker's Guide to Success

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Entries by Ken Rabow

You Can Help Your Teen Stop Self-Sabotaging Their Future

(0) Comments | Posted May 19, 2017 | 12:26 PM

You remember the times when you look at your child and all of your fond memories come flooding back. The first time they looked you in the eyes, their first smile (that wasn't gas), the first time they grabbed your finger with their little fingers curled around yours, and your...

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Honouring Mom's Memory On Mother's Day

(2) Comments | Posted May 9, 2017 | 4:10 PM

There are so many signposts of where you are on life's journey but for a very powerful one that can be so personal, consider these five signposts:

You can tell where you are in your life by how you celebrate Mother's day.

If you are making a card in crayon,...

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Millennials, School Failures And Depression

(2) Comments | Posted February 28, 2017 | 4:43 PM

One of the things I hear more often than anything else as a mentor for young adults is parents asking for help with their child's school failures, depression, low self-esteem and video game (and/or pot) addiction.

Often the depression seems most prevalent on both the parent's and the potential...

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7 Ways Parents And Millennials Can Communicate

(0) Comments | Posted February 16, 2017 | 7:00 AM

As someone who trains Boomers and Gen X'ers to life coach teens and young adults, I often find that the best examples to explain my work to those wanting to know the secrets of working with Millennials, comes from my own personal practice life coaching teens and young adults. Today's...

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Parenting Millennials With Mental Health Issues

(0) Comments | Posted November 3, 2016 | 10:28 AM

Mental health issues are a constant challenge in young adults today.

Learning to parent millennials with mental health issues without support can be daunting. The good news is that millennials do really well working with a life coach to deal with mental health challenges alongside medical professionals.


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Anxiety Is The Mental Health Disorder Of Millennials

(0) Comments | Posted October 25, 2016 | 12:15 PM

Anxiety is at epidemic proportions these days in teens and twenty-somethings. It stops countless people from living full lives. Often, the symptoms are misread or minimized, so that many young adults that I mentor come to me trapped by their anxieties but not knowing how to deal with them.

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Schizophrenia Is Not A Four-Letter Word

(0) Comments | Posted October 18, 2016 | 11:41 AM

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Meet Drake. At 15, He felt unsafe around his friends when he was at home. Afraid he might show his "quirks" and they would judge him or maybe say mean things about him. Alone at home a lot, he started to imagine "another...

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Mentors Can Help Millennials Beat The Stigma Of Mental Illness

(3) Comments | Posted October 3, 2016 | 4:49 PM

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I mentor young adults labeled and stigmatized with every mental health issue you can imagine. They all have two things in common when I meet with them: each one of these millennials has greatness hiding within them and they...

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Millennial Mentoring Helps Young Adults Navigate Mental Illness

(0) Comments | Posted September 8, 2016 | 10:40 AM

Suicide rates are so high these days. Everyone is looking for ways to deal with this. I want to share with you a way to mentor millennials towards better mental health by learning a new way to connect, communicate and care.

As a mentor for young adults, I spend over...

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Mentoring Millennials: The Power Of Procrastination

(2) Comments | Posted August 29, 2016 | 11:55 AM

As someone who teaches people how to life coach teens, young adults and their families, I often marvel how often the words: Millennials and Procrastinator are woven together in sentences.

"What is it with this generation (says the teacher), they never do their work and if they have...

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The Best Way To End Video Game Addiction: Pinball

(0) Comments | Posted June 7, 2016 | 1:27 PM

Parents these days have a great and real concern about video game addiction and internet addiction (including Facebook Addiction Disorder) by teens and young adults. As someone who mentors young adults, this is one of the major complaints from parents that I hear about on a weekly basis.

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Top 10 Career Tips For Millennials

(0) Comments | Posted April 4, 2016 | 11:38 AM

There are many lists talking about career tips for Millennials these days and the big question is how to find one that will inspire you not just to that "show me the money" moment but that will enrich your life.

As a life coach for young adults (Millennials)...

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Are Millennials Our Biggest Problem Or Our Greatest Hope?

(2) Comments | Posted March 28, 2016 | 12:21 PM

These days I am being asked by the "C's" in organizations to give workshops on how to bring Millennials into big business and I really enjoy the experience of sharing that knowledge. The most frequent question I get is:

"Is it worth trying to "fix" our Millennial "problem" or...

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Autism Doesn't Have To Disrupt Your Child's Potential For Greatness

(7) Comments | Posted March 2, 2016 | 3:38 PM

As a mentor for teens with autism and their families, I am struck with the level of trust, humility and indomitable spirit that I see in these families weekly on their paths to rising above others limitations of them.

I would like to share one story with you from...

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What Your Millennial Is Really Telling You

(0) Comments | Posted November 30, 2015 | 1:34 PM

How you perceive your children, how they interact with you and how you learn to be your best in the world in the very place where it is most difficult -- amongst the people you love -- all of that will change for the better!

The system I work...

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Jews Praying At The Temple Mount (Al Aqsa)

(0) Comments | Posted November 2, 2015 | 10:36 AM

I have met so many wonderful Muslim people in my life. People who truly surrendered their will to the Creator and lived loving, peaceful lives and welcomed me. I have met many Orthodox Jews who saw past the fact that I don't look, dress or talk like them to see...

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We Need to Stop Immortalizing Mass Shooters

(6) Comments | Posted October 3, 2015 | 8:23 AM

So... the Democrats say "ban guns" (not all of them, of course). The Republicans say "nuh-uh". Nothing gets done. They scream. The others scream. They stonewall. We stonewall. And then?...

Nothing gets done again.

One day a senior figure barely survives an assassination attempt. They make it their life's...

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Here's How to Mentor Millennials

(0) Comments | Posted September 17, 2015 | 5:18 PM

How do we Mentor Millennials and get them where they need to go? Start with where you are.

So here we are. A new year has begun. Your millennial is back in university and you are hoping that last year's effort (best described as crap-tabulous) will not be repeated....

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A Life Coach's Take On Nicole Arbour, Fat Shaming and Bullying

(12) Comments | Posted September 9, 2015 | 5:30 PM

Hello Nicole,

You are not alone. There are lots of people who look like you. Lots of people. When they see someone like me who is overweight, they make judgments. When I am at my present weight (I have gained and lost Arnold Schwarzenegger's body weight several times...

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10 New Years Resolutions for Milenials

(0) Comments | Posted December 14, 2014 | 11:12 PM

Yeah. I know. New years is soooo far away. You might as well wait. Start cramming when the Dick Clark replacement is at the 3...2...1 before figuring it all out and then when the resolution fails... just say "wow! if only I had prepared".

Yes. Replace "New Year's Resolution"...

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