Last year I came upon the concept of choosing one word to help guide you through the coming year. Rather than making resolutions, which are rarely kept and make most of us feel anxious, choosing a word for the year ahead is a means of keeping us focused and on track. Resolutions are about what we do - losing weight, not smoking, etc. Setting intention is more about who we are, what our attitude is to what we do.
Christine Kane's blog explains it better - here. If you read her posts December 15 onward a number oaf artists talk about their word choices.
I am going to deviate (a little) by having a phrase. Let Go. This resonates with me on a lot of different levels and I think it's a good one to take into 2011.