As a society, we tend to look at breakups and divorce as a failure. But a relationship ending doesn't mean it wasn't successful in some way. Sometimes a fling is ideal for both parties, sometimes a long marriage ending is the only chance for a new beginning, and every relationship teaches you something you didn't know before.
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January 1, 2018 is no different than December 31, 2017. You probably woke up with big plans to "really make some changes this year," but you know what? It's not going to work. Why? Because you've already decided that waiting until the new year to become the new and improved you is the right course of action.
When I was a kid, my favourite thing to do when I was alone in my room was play "crashed spaceship". I would build a ship out of LEGO, crash it on my bed, have my minifig find a way to fix it, then head to the next room -- er -- planet. Now there's a version of that I can play as an adult: No Man's Sky. For me, the experience is nothing short of therapeutic.