Since we desire the true happiness that is brought about by a calm mind, and such peace of mind arises only from having a compassionate attitude, we need to make a concerted effort to develop compassion.
— Dalai Lama

If you’re a college freshman or you have a soon-to-be college freshman in your life, give my latest article for BuzzFeed a read and share!

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The DOs and DON'Ts of Being A College Freshman

It’s August, which means preparations for the start of a new school year are well underway. Teachers are putting the finishing touches on their classrooms. Kids are organizing their backpacks and figuring out their schedules. And stores everywhere are seeing who can have the better sale on pencils and erasers. For college freshmen, this time of year is the beginning of a new era. You’re officially an adult and you have the whole world at your fingertips. Here are some dos and don’ts to make your years at college the best they can be.

Check out my latest article for BuzzFeed! This was a fun one to write!

Taylor Swift Interviews Rock 'n' Roll Icon Pattie Boyd

Taylor Swift did a 60s-era-inspired fashion photoshoot for Harper's Bazaar and interviewed Pattie Boyd discussing songwriting, muses, Beatlemania, and life.

Beautiful photography and a great read!