recharge your batteries

recharge (one's) batteries

To regain one's energy, liveliness, or motivation through a period of rest or recreation. It's amazing how a short walk in the woods can really help you recharge your batteries sometimes. Companies need to remember that vacations are crucial for employees to be able to recharge their batteries so that they can maintain their productivity.
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recharge your batteries

COMMON If you recharge your batteries, you stop working for a short period in order to rest so that you have more energy when you start working again. After playing in the Divisional Championship, I took a long break from the game to recharge my batteries. He wanted to recharge his batteries and come back feeling fresh and positive. Note: When people recharge batteries, they put an electrical charge back into the batteries by connecting them to a machine that draws power from another source of electricity.
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recharge your batteries

regain your strength and energy by resting and relaxing for a time.
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recharge your ˈbatteries

(informal) rest for a while to get more energy for the next period of activity: You’ve been working too much. What you need is a few days away to recharge your batteries.
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Just four miles from Albufeira, it's a peaceful location and the perfect place to recharge your batteries. It's ideal for a couple looking for relaxation, with plenty of restaurants and bars nearby.
You might be tempted to slob around to recharge your batteries, but doing lots of interesting stuff will make the weekend seem longer - you'll feel more energised and you'll feel that you've made the most of your time off.
Alison Couper, communications director of Expedia.co.uk, said: "Getting your work-life balance just right is sometimes difficult due to work pressures, but it is very important to ensure that you give yourself enough time to recharge your batteries and switch off from the working environment."
Alison Couper, of Expedia.co.uk, said: "Getting your work-life balance just right is sometimes difficult, but it is very important to recharge your batteries."
Alison Couper, of internet firm Expedia, who carried out the study, said: "It is very important to ensure that you give yourself enough time to recharge your batteries and switch off from the working environment."
A: The benefits of professional development and networking--as well as being able to recharge your batteries and commiserate with your colleagues--are practically immeasurable.
3Find a place in which you feel comfortable enough to sit and relax or meditate.Have a bath and shut the door or unplug the phone -it will give you chance to recharge your batteries. 4Think about your angel and prepare to feel a sensation of overwhelming love or joy, a feeling so strong it could move you to tears.
OCTOBER Put in some home time to recharge your batteries and get pumped for big things to come!
A good long dose of smooth blond Scandinavian anonymity will recharge your batteries in a way that all those frenzied two-way trips to P-town do not.
She told MJOBS that it's important to recharge your batteries at every given opportunity when you live quite a hectic and stressed lifestyle.
It says Warwickshire is "the perfect place to escape to and recharge your batteries with fine restaurants, good shops and a wealth of attractions".
Try to get a full night's sleep to recharge your batteries.