No, it can’t be so. Is it that magical time yet for the school year to begin? Quick, eat some ice cream, binge on Netflix’s “House of Cards,” and lock the door—maybe the blues will go away. If not, you are not alone. People of all ages go through some sadness after a nice break from school schedules. Professors, teachers, kids and parents all go through some remorse. Just like anything else that we dread, we need to come to terms with it so it doesn’t become a habit. If you are lucky, the sadness might be fleeting. But this is not the case with everyone. Going back to school can be stressful due to routines and managing workloads. By being proactive you can alleviate and overcome those dreadful blues with some practical tips. The good news is that you might be able to deal with this sadness without the emotional crutch of ice cream.