You may dearly want to be left alone and not get caught up in other people's psychodramas, but this year other people may be as helpful and inspiring as they are problematic. This isn't your year to be a hermit. Be brave and persistent in your goals and in time you will learn many fantastic lessons that change and improve your daily life. Your work situation will expand and improve. Embrace new responsibilities if they seem reasonable. You're capable of a great deal more than you know. Life will be richer and more glamorous next year.