This short extract gives you a taste of your personal "Career and Vocation" horoscope by Liz Greene. The small samples taken from various chapters convey an impression of the complete vocation horoscope (18-25 pages) which can be ordered as an E-Horoscope or a bound book in the AstroShop.When we are children, people say to us, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" At that age, we usually have dreams. When we are children, we are still capable of hearing the voice of the soul. As we grow older, the questions change. There is no longer time for dreaming; we must now "face reality" and think about how to survive in the big, bad old world. This astrological report is about your vocation. It is meant to help you get a sense of what you might be good at and what might be good for you, so that your working life has a meaning as well as a pay cheque. II. How You See the World
This chapter briefly describes your personal perspective on life and explains how you can best express this in your career.III. Your aptitudes and strengths
This chapter, which contains 8-10 pages, is one of the most comprehensive sections in the "Career and Vocation" horoscope. Here is a short selection of three samples from the numerous aptitudes described in the complete report.An honest and realistic understanding of your fundamental strengths can help you to orientate yourself in the world and put your energy into areas where you can hope to shine and achieve at least many of your most cherished goals. [..] Even if you are in a prominent position with considerable responsibilities, you tend to wear these responsibilities lightly, as though waiting for the time when your real potential can be unleashed. You need constant challenges and constant new vehicles through which you [...] [..] You love putting together disparate pieces of information to get a whole picture, and nothing pleases you more than the feeling that your world-view is being constantly expanded by what you learn. You tend to be mistrustful of those who feel they have found the Only Truth, [...] [..] But this powerfully uncompromising, free-thinking nature could also make you well suited to working on your own, or with a small team of equally original and independent colleagues who espouse the same kind of innovative thinking that you do. Your tastes, like your values, [...] IV. Know Your Limits
This chapter describes your personal limitations and suggests how you can deal with these in your professional life. In the complete horoscope, this chapter is about 5-7 pages in length. Please click here to read a complete sample reportRecognising your innate limitations can help you to focus your energy in the right direction and get the maximum fulfilment from your work. [..] But it can also make you deeply discontented with every situation in which you find yourself. As long as you are perpetually comparing the present with your vision of what might be, you will always find fault with what you have; and this could interfere with your ability [...] [..] You cannot bear the idea that you might live your life working for a living in the ordinary way, and then suddenly discovering that you have grown old without having found the magic pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. This can make you very discontented with your work, [...] V. Working with Others
The two final chapters of "Career and Vocation" deal with the way you work together with your colleagues in your everyday working life, and what success means to you personally.One of the most important factors to consider in terms of your direction in life is how you work with others. Everyone has his or her own style of relating in the working environment; everyone has different needs and requirements. VI. What Success Really Means to You When people speak of "success", they generally mean a position of importance in the world's eyes, or a job that yields lots of money and all the material pleasures and comforts that implies. But success, in terms of the deeper issue of vocation, is a highly individual thing that means different things to different people.