Watch the video below with youth, then use the questions below to have a mentoring conversation with them.

  1. Do you have to stop trying to be popular in order to be real?  Why or why not?
  2. What is the difference between being well known and being worth knowing?
  3. How are you working on being a person who is worth knowing?
  4. How do the experts know the difference between real diamonds and the fake diamonds?  (the flaws)
  5. What does this tell you about people who are being real and people who are fake?
  6. Are you happy with who you really are?  Why or why not?
  7. On a scale from 1 to 10 (with 10 being the best), how would you rate your self-esteem?
  8. What should you do with people who don’t like you?