There’s a very common metaphor that I, along with many other it seems, have subscribed to for as long as I can remember— it’s the concept recharging one’s batteries. The theory goes that you work hard over a period of time at which point you kind of burn down the charge in your body’s batteries, thus you need the opportunity to take a break to focus on replenishing your charge back to 100%. It’s often suggested that time off from work — either planned annual leave, or even a career break — is the opportunity to do so.

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Andrew Easter

Software engineering nut. Cyclist. Musician. Dog lover

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