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. [..] This might cover a wide range of possibilities - from living the artist's life, with all its special difficulties and challenges, to working in those areas where artistic gifts are combined with more market-orientated work such as advertising or web design. Which end of [...] [..] But it is unlikely that you would be able to countenance such a split between your outer and inner worlds; you would only create dramas in a work setting where it was deemed inappropriate, or live a kind of secret dream-life which would make your external activities seem [...] [..] Your fine imagination might prove a problem if you are required to deal with facts all day; you would probably be unhappy working as an accountant or bookkeeper. But it is an enormous asset if you do any sort of creative work. In the sciences, too, this kind of intuition [...] 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. [..] The outer world is not the enemy; it is made up of individual humans like yourself, many of whom are not able to perceive the inner world as you do, but who might be open and receptive to what you have to offer provided they can grasp it. Try to acknowledge the importance [...] [..] Early experiences may have contributed to this lack of real self-worth, and you may feel that you are somehow undeserving or incapable of really producing the kind of work you wish. You may need to be very honest about such feelings, for if they remain unconscious, you can [...] 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.