get (one's) juices flowing

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get (one's) juices flowing

To become inspired to greater creativity, productivity, or energy, or to cause such a feeling in someone. I've been having trouble getting this essay started—I just need to get my juices flowing. I find that a good run first thing in the morning always gets my juices flowing for the day ahead. We've been sitting here for an hour with nothing written, so let's play a few word games to get our juices flowing.
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He knew he wanted to resume working, but the jobs he was looking at--"CFO-type jobs in the oil industry"--didn't get his juices flowing.