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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Once a Conservative Party high-flyer, when he lost his parliamentary seat, he set about reinventing himself.
Welcoming in 2003, the head of the Anglican Church chose to focus on the consistency of God, who he stressed was not continually reinventing himself.
Of the Christian faith, he said: 'We believe that God isn't constantly anxious about what we think of him, constantly reinventing himself.'
Welcoming in 2003, the head of the Anglican Church chose to focus on the consistency of God, who he stressed was not continually reinventing himself. In the message, Dr Williams said, ``We are in the world not of make-believe but of makeovers.
But it's one that tells us some uncomfortable truths about ourselves, about the way we live now.'' Of the Christian faith, he said, ``We believe that God isn't constantly anxious about what we think of him, constantly reinventing himself.'' Wishing viewers a ``very happy NewYear'', he added, ``There is something beyond anxiety and fear.
Welcoming in 2003, the head of the Anglican Church - formerly Archbishop of Wales - chose to focus on the consistency of God, who he stressed was not continually reinventing himself.