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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.

Learning from the Bravest of the Brave – Team #SomeNerve Runs Tunnel2Towers 5K Honoring First Responders

Learning from the Bravest of the Brave – Team #SomeNerve Runs Tunnel2Towers 5K Honoring First Responders

Posted by Patty Chang Anker on Sep 30, 2014

On September 11, 2001 firefighter Stephen Siller ran (wearing 60 llbs of gear) through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to get to the World Trade Center, where he died when the South Tower fell. This past weekend, Team #SomeNerve joined 25,000 people in retracing his steps...

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How 2 Friends Became Entrepreneurs in Midlife – the Story Behind Momentum Cycling & Fitness

How 2 Friends Became Entrepreneurs in Midlife – the Story Behind Momentum Cycling & Fitness

Posted by Patty Chang Anker on Sep 25, 2014

  When Momentum Cycling & Fitness studio opened earlier this month in Summit, NJ, it was a dream come true for owners Menekse “Nekki” Robinson and Camellia Lowry Redmerski. A dream that involved massive amounts of sweat equity  – but luckily, these...

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Eric Liu Doesn’t Hyphenate Who He Is (Chinese American) – What about you?

Eric Liu Doesn’t Hyphenate Who He Is (Chinese American) – What about you?

Posted by Patty Chang Anker on Sep 17, 2014

When you walk around in the West with an Asian face, the questions “What are you?” or “Where are you from?”  are ones you get used to answering. “Where are you from?” was always the easier one – I could answer “Columbia,...

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