I would have liked to have written how to have a drama-free year but alas it may be impossible.
The only ways I know how to stay relatively serene is 1) mind my own business, 2) stop thinking I can control anything but my own responses, actions and words.
What is the likelihood of me doing that 100%?
It comes down to awareness and practice, not perfection.
I suffer less when I stay in my own hula hoop.