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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.

Finding Courage in Community – Events at Rye Y, MONDO Summit, bring neighbors together

Finding Courage in Community – Events at Rye Y, MONDO Summit, bring neighbors together

Posted by Patty Chang Anker on Apr 17, 2014

A reader sent me a book, Courage, by Bernard Waber. On its cover is a boy (or a man) looking anxiously over the edge of a diving board.  Oh, I know this feeling well!  What strikes me about this picture is how alone he looks, how vast the space appears below him:...

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#MyWritingProcess Blog Tour – 4 questions about how and why I write

#MyWritingProcess Blog Tour – 4 questions about how and why I write

Posted by Patty Chang Anker on Apr 14, 2014

Today I’m taking part in a #MyWritingProcess blog tour, in which writers answer four questions about their writing process and then tag other writers to answer the questions as well.  I was honored to be asked by Tamara Linse, author of  HOW TO BE A MAN. Her answers...

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Part of a Team: Finding a TRIBE, finishing a triathlon – a guest post by Catarina Cabrera

Part of a Team: Finding a TRIBE, finishing a triathlon – a guest post by Catarina Cabrera

Posted by Patty Chang Anker on Apr 9, 2014

Tonight I’m excited to be speaking at the Rye Free Reading Room at 7 pm in an event “Embracing Your Future”  hosted by the Rye YMCA.  The Rye Y is a one-stop fear-busting community center with classes and support groups for every age group and...

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