reinvent (oneself)

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reinvent (oneself)

To create a new style or persona for oneself; to change one's pursuits, way of life, etc. As a teenager, I was always trying to reinvent myself to be cooler or more mysterious. If you're feeling stuck in a rut with your job, maybe it's time to reinvent yourself.
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reinvent (oneself)

To take up a different career or a different way of life.
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As for Manning Marable's ridiculous concept of Malcolm "reinventing" himself, don't we all reinvent ourselves? Aren't our analyses of the world, our concerns, our politics, influenced by what we read and the ever-changing world we inhabit?