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 they do preclude many spheres of endeavour, particularly those where the chief motivation is material success. You want to feel you are helping the world in some way, or contributing something fine and beautiful to it. Your ideals are extremely important to you, and [...] [..] And sometimes you can use anger as a kind of shield to hide just how bruised and saddened you feel when your ideals have been disregarded or trivialised by others. Earlier in your life, spheres such as law or psychology might have attracted you, and may still do so. But in [...] [..] You need light, beauty, and grace in your working environment; and it may be wise to ensure that, if you are involved in helping or healing work, you work with those who are willing and able to form a co-operative working relationship with you. For example, if psychology [...] 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. Your chief limitation, in terms of seeking a fulfilling vocation, is your difficulty in putting up with the ordinary and the imperfect. Your ideals are extremely high; and although it would be wrong for you to be disloyal to them, you may also need to recognise that loyalty [...] [..] The problem is that, if you are not able to cope with confrontation, you will not be able to be honest, and others can sense this and feel that somehow you are not quite trustworthy - even if you are totally ethical in your behaviour and sincere in your work commitment. You may [...] 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.