Stay on top of the game

My new years resolution this year is an all encompassing mantra for me to live by:

Stay on top of the game.

I have a horrible habit of letting things slide: the housework, the bills, my weight, my hobbies, my blog, birthdays, even Christmas. Unless I have plenty of what I call "brain space", I find it very difficult to remember to do all the things that I have to do, and even if I remember them I find it even harder to find motivation. If it can be left until later, invariably it is and if it can be strategically ignored then all the better.

For 2010 I pledge to stay on top of the game.

To keep my house clean and tidy, to remember all the bills and paper work and have them done on time, to lose weight and exercise, to be organised with birthdays, Christmas and other important dates and to use my free time wisely so that I may achieve my goals.

I am not writing this here because I think people will want to read it. But so that it's here for me as something tangible, as a reminder, and hopefully as a little kick up the bum when I start to slip.

To all I wish you a Happy New Year and all the best for 2010.

And if you did kindly take the time to read this, I'd love to hear any top tips for staying organised as well as what your New Year's resolutions are in the comments!