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.

My Favorite Take Our Daughters to Work Day yet – Meeting Young Poets of Community Word Project!

My Favorite Take Our Daughters to Work Day yet – Meeting Young Poets of Community Word Project!

Posted by Patty Chang Anker on Apr 16, 2015

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is coming on April 23 and for a writer there’s usually not much to show my girls that they haven’t already seen. Here’s mom staring at the computer glassy eyed! Here’s mom muttering to herself pacing to...

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Listen Up! Your Mother Has Something To Say!

Listen Up! Your Mother Has Something To Say!

Posted by Patty Chang Anker on Apr 7, 2015

My Chinese mother would say, “You people! Ting hua! (Listen to me!)” She was a master of the short imperative. I am channeling her now when I say: People! The LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER ANTHOLOGY is published today! GO BUY IT! Why? Why you ask why? Because I...

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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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