The art of reinventing oneself is an essential component of what it means to evolve as a human being. Inherent to the adult life cycle is continual change—wanted and unwanted. How do you choose to interact with change? Will you take the opportunity to explore the possibilities of reinvention or will you return to the tried and true, even if it means tolerating disengagement and dissatisfaction? <br /><br /><!–mep-nl–><!–mep-nl–>When I consider visible examples of reinvention executed again and again, Madonna comes to mind. Now I know many of you may not be Madonna fans, as she is controversial but stay with me on this example. Whether or not you appreciate her, respect her, or agree with her, she is arguably a master of reinvention. Madonna’s first album was released in the 1980s and yet 30 years later, while a mother of three, she is still making music, maintaining a solid fan base, and remaining relevant to pop culture—remarkable considering the transient nature of the entertainment industry. <br /><br /><!–mep-nl–><!–mep-nl–><strong>The dictionary defines reinvention as</strong>, “<em>To make as if for the first time something already
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