That “back to school” feeling isn’t just for kids, so here’s some inspiration to help get you through it

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Autumn is just around the corner, which means we totally relate to that “back to school” feeling. Here are some inspirational quotes to help you feel positive as we enter the new, colder season…

New stationery. Shiny shoes. A fresh notepad. 100 denier tights. That “back to school” feeling isn’t just for kids, according the new research by Pinterest.

Conducted by the creative online platform, the study shows that searches for organisation, routine, positivity and goal setting spike at the start of autumn. In fact, Pinterest has coined the term “back to life” — and we strongly relate.

Among the most popular searches, people are looking for tips on a sustainable lifestyle, organisation videos and advice on budgeting finances

Internet users are seeking ways of staying positive as the cold months creep in, too. Inspirational poetry quotes, positive quotes to live by, healthy mindset and radiating positivity are four huge search terms.

Perhaps most interestingly, the number of people looking for inspirational poetry quotes to help them stay positive has gone up by a staggering 650%. With this in mind, we thought we’d round up some of the best quotes from poems to help ease you into September. 

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Inspirational poetry quotes to stay positive with

“Some days I am more wolf than woman and I am still learning how to stop apologising for my wild.” 

Taken from Wolf and Woman by Nikita Gill 

”I no longer force things. What flows, flows. What crashes, crashes. I only have space and energy for the things that are meant for me.”

Taken from I No Longer Force Things by The Mind’s Journal

“Defined by no man, you are your own story, blazing through the world, turning history into her story. And when they dare to tell you about all the things you cannot be, you smile and tell them, ‘I am both war and woman and you cannot stop me’.”

Taken from An Ode to Fearless Women by Nikita Gill. 

 “I stand on the sacrifices of a million women before me thinking what can i do to make this mountain taller so the women after me can see farther”

Taken from Legacy by Rupi Kaur 

“Alone, by herself she built the kingdom that she wanted.”

By Instagram poet R.H. Sin

“The vibration of being who you are and doing what you love is magnetic. You will align everything you need in your life with that energy.”

Tweet poem by Maryam Hasnaa

 “Destroy the fear that causes you to stay when you know you should leave.”

Taken from Destroy The Fear The Causes You To Stay by Perry Poetry

If you’re still looking for some inspirational words, take a look at 50 of the most poignant lines from poetry or, find comfort in some of the most uplifting lines from literature. And these six quotes will instantly make you want to be kinder to yourself.

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Hollie Richardson

Hollie is a digital writer at, mainly covering the daily news on women’s issues, politics, celebrities and entertainment. She also keeps an ear out for the best podcast episodes to share with readers. Oh, and don’t even get her started on Outlander…

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