Her insight and research challenged our audience members to think differently about themselves and what they are capable of. Amy Cooper, Program Director, Conference for Women.

 

About Patty

About Patty

Author, blogger, speaker, mom.

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The Book

The Book

The surprise of my life was that facing fears was a path to joy. Inspiring stories and expert advice on conquering the little things that hold you back from a lot.

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The Blog

The Blog

All about trying new things and making changes in midlife.

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Facing Forty Upside Down

Patty Chang Anker, author of SOME NERVE: Lessons Learned While Becoming Brave, blogs about facing fears, making changes, and creating more happiness in midlife.

An Unexpected Shade of Grey

An Unexpected Shade of Grey

Posted by Patty Chang Anker on Mar 16, 2015

It’s been a month since I’ve posted here and while it would be fair to say “I’ve been so busy” the truth is more that “I’ve been so…grey.” It’s been a long, cold winter in the Northeast, a time when both DH and Ma...

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“What’s Your Big Fear? Patty Chang Anker shares how to overcome what’s holding you back” in Dr. Oz Magazine on stands now!

“What’s Your Big Fear? Patty Chang Anker shares how to overcome what’s holding you back” in Dr. Oz Magazine on stands now!

Posted by Patty Chang Anker on Feb 11, 2015

I never thought I’d open Dr. Oz, The Good Life magazine -which 3 generations in my family (including me, my mom and 13 yo G) love for its down-to-earth health and wellness stories – and see this:   That’s me, at my first surf lesson (at Lake...

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Are Your Kids Afraid of Food? Face Your Fears First – A guest post by Veera Hiranandani

Are Your Kids Afraid of Food? Face Your Fears First – A guest post by Veera Hiranandani

Posted by Patty Chang Anker on Feb 5, 2015

Back when I had illusions (or delusions?) about being the perfect mother, I read a parenting book that said something like “when your kids are too young to decide what to eat, you are responsible for every bite that goes into their mouth and whether it’s...

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