Mentor Games

Mentor Games

“Some new games for the mentoring pairs.  Games often lead to connection and fun, which then leads to talking and getting deeper.  Thanks to those who donated them.” BTOAt Be The One, we understand the many unique challenges our youth face today. Through mentorship,...
Expectations and Mentoring

Expectations and Mentoring

This month, we’ve been talking about expectations and mentoring. With the new year just around the corner, this is a great opportunity for you as a mentor to establish some healthy expectations for 2020. Here are a handful of questions to help you process your...
Donate to BTO by Shopping

Donate to BTO by Shopping

Do you shop on Amazon? Use this link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/27-3867910 to associate your shopping with Be the One (the program of PFS Intl. 501c3) . Amazon will then donate a percentage of the profit on your shopping to support Be the One. We recently received...

Not counterfeit

Resiliency: A tool to help students overcome “hurricanes” in life Psychologists/counselors have noted several “Protective Factors” that help students overcome and/or prevent trauma in their lives: Healthy and supportive family/good parenting skills Education/healthy...

It’s hard to play chess in a hurricane

Resiliency: Bouncing back with more power and grit As an educator (School Counselor) I heard a saying at a “Compassionate Schools” conference several years ago that so paralleled my experience of working with many students over the years: “It’s hard to play chess in a...