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. [..] You are also likely to be fastidious in your response to work colleagues. While you are probably not averse to working within an organisation or in company with others, you need to be sure that those who sit alongside you or share your physical work space are themselves [...] [..] Make sure you choose carefully with respect for your boundaries and an appreciation of your sensitivity. You can easily develop psychosomatic symptoms if you are miserable in your work environment, and too much tension and pressure from others can have an adverse effect [...] [..] You can be a hard taskmaster on yourself and also on those who work for you, because you expect others to see the goal as clearly as you do yourself. For this reason, you would probably be happier in a profession where you are not subject to the compromising attitudes of [...] 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. [..] No one gets it right all the time. Some of your insistence on perfection arises from a deep anxiety that, if you do not get it right, you will be criticised or rejected or deemed a failure. This may spring from early experiences which have left their mark on you; but if [...] [..] Emotional honesty may involve darker emotions which are better aired than stifled. This does not mean you must go around behaving like a prima donna singing the last act of Tosca. It is unlikely that you will ever entirely lose your self-containment, however angry you become. But you [...] 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.