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. [..] But you are not dogmatic in your thinking, and your ideals are in a state of constant change and evolution. Therefore your vocation, too, needs to give you room to change and expand and develop your ideas and methods of work. Try to avoid binding yourself to a job where [...] [..] Only after a long time, if you feel you have been exploited, are you likely to realise just how angry you have become. Although you can fight for a cause, it is harder for you to fight on your own behalf. And sometimes you can use anger as a kind of shield to hide just how [...] [..] If you are working in the arts, or in the field of communication, or in humanitarian projects, you can carve enough space for yourself to maintain your own boundaries. But try not to subject yourself to a working environment where you can't get away from work is also not [...] 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. [..] It is a question of learning to live with discontent while still maintaining your ideals. No sphere of work will ever provide you with the power to wave a magic wand and change the nature of the world in one lifetime; nor will you ever be able to create in form the beautiful [...] [..] Clarity and brevity are important qualities to cultivate, and stating things as they are rather than as you would like them to be can help you to avoid many irritating difficulties. If you are involved in independent creative work, this issue might not arise simply because [...] 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.