The biggest cut of all should be the waffle. Let's keep being honest about the state we're in and that the only way forward will be a tough one.
Watching Cameron greet Nick Clegg yesterday at the door of No 10, I grudgingly had to admit it was a very good and respectful thing to do...
If you have a spring in your step today, for whatever reason, good for you. We've just learned that we do live in a world where votes can make a difference.
I don't think it's Nick Clegg's week. I don't think he's a showboating, power-mad, glory-hunter. I think he's human.
It may be one of the smartest moves Gordon Brown has ever made and an apparent act of self-sacrifice that has injected new life into the coalition saga.
Those 65% of people who voted have done the right thing, placed their votes and shown that whilst our political system may be flawed, it must be used.
If you're getting ready to vote for the first time, the BBC's guide to voting may help.