Goals for 2011

Every year since I started blogging It's been a tradition for me to post my annual goals. I look back at this blog during the year and see how I've done. I find it also deepens my commitment to actually making these things happen when I share them with my friends... So, good bye 2010 in which I hit about 90% of my goals, and hello 2011 where I have new and exciting goals to spur me on!

Health and fitness

  • Attend a yoga class once a week
  • Go on a long walk or hike weekly
  • Stretch regularly
  • Meditate regularly
  • Dance regularly!
  • Keep eating lots of veggies


  • Focus on peace during all interactions with family
  • Focus on fun and creating magic moments with all members of my family
  • Time in nature together

Travel and adventure

  • Santa Fe, NM for a week with myself, check out galleries, shop, have fun!
  • NY in August/September with Rojia to teach and play!
  • San Fran in June for the art show and road trip/camping with Ruthie.

Creativity….lots and lots of studio time!

  • Vitality Series
  • Continue Pure Abstraction
  • Little collage pieces
  • Journaling
  • Blind contour drawings of trees

  • Fill all my workshops and retreats for 2011! yes!!! (http://www.debchaney.com/debchaney/Workshops.html)
  • Roundhouse Art Show in Vancouver
  • Heart show at Higher Ground Coffee House
  • Vitality show in San Fran
  • NY show – 3 to 4 large Pure Abstraction pieces
  • Completed editing and publication of 72 creativity card pack (get ISBN, find a printer)
  • Complete ‘Energizing and Experimental’ 5 day curriculum book with editing by a Pages wizard (add sections on pencils, pens, ink, collage, transfer) and make it as a print on demand book
  • Follow up on new commission request
  • Start and issue a monthly E-newsletter
  • Continue to update website
  • Take small steps towards developing, practicing, and giving a presentation about the similarities between abstract painting and life…(stay tuned)


  • Create budget and pay myself monthly
  • Know how much is coming IN every month and how much is going OUT
  • Increase sales from 2010 (How much did I make in 2010? find out)
  • Save for Santa Fe, NM trip
  • Save for camping road trip with Ruthie to rent a
  • Westfalia

If you wonder how I single parent and get so many of my goals accomplished, Please join me at the end of January for all my secrets and tricks at ...

Vision Boards & Goal Setting for 2011

Start this year off with power and clarity. Take a day to get clear on what you want to create and attract, making vision boards related to your goals for the upcoming year. Set goals in all the main areas of your life with guided visualizations. Tea and snacks included, option to order catered lunch, all materials included.

Location: VANCOUVER , BC (West Side)

Dates: Saturday January 29, 10 - 5 pm ONE DAY ONLY.

Registration: info@debchaney.com

Cost: $150 Includes all materials, snacks, & tea.