The Art of Doing

Reset: From Perfect to Imperfect

How a New York Times reporter’s life went from perfect to imperfect and just right once she learned how to ride the wave.

Diane Cardwell New York Times Reporter surfing in Rockaway Beach. Photo by Josh Gosfield

For our blog we’ve wanted to write about some of the people we’ve come across who have changed their lives in profound or unexpected ways. Diane Cardwell is one of them.

If you had met Diane Cardwell just a few years ago, you would have thought her life was perfect with the prestigious job as a reporter at The New York Times, the handsome, ambitious, NGO-ish husband, the beautiful Brooklyn Brownstone they actually owned and land upstate to build their dream home someday. But when her marriage fell apart, Diane told us, her life no longer made sense to her. Continue reading “Reset: From Perfect to Imperfect”