The hard, scary stuff that you don’t know is almost always difficult to think about, and so you avoid it, categorising it as boring. Until you actually get started, and you dig deep and find out that, actually, the really challenging, complex stuff is the most rewarding and enjoyable of all the work there is.
Everything is hard, but it helps to learn to care less, switch personas like a boss and embrace every last drop of fun that can be wrung, especially in moments as uncertain as these.
People are all manner of things, and with all manner of backgrounds. Stepping out of your comfort zone can mean opening one's heart and one's imagination to people who are different, whose experience is different, whose outlook is different.
If 2016 felt like a tumultuous ride - which, at times, it did - then 2017 will truly be a leap off the ledge and into the unknown world.