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. [..] It may also be helpful to remember that an artist's temperament and motivation are not necessarily accompanied by actual skill in draughtsmanship or fiction-writing, or actual talent at playing a musical instrument. If you do possess a genuine talent for working with images, [...] [..] In the sciences, too, this kind of intuition is invaluable if you work in any experimental field, or in an area such as physics or computer science, where intuitive models are required rather than fixed and inalterable facts and formulae. If you are not of a literally artistic [...] [..] The work you do needs to provide a vehicle through which you can feel connected to the greater life of the cosmos, and this places an emphasis on developing creative or imaginative vehicles through which you can express yourself. Although anything you produce is likely to [...] 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 your work arises from your greatest strength: your intense loyalty to an inner vision which you are impelled to express to the outside world. In order to feel fulfilled, you need to be creative, and you need to put into form those truths, [...] [..] You may need to consider the possibility that impossible standards could be a means of avoiding the real test of offering your talents in the marketplace. If you never release a work for others' judgement, you never have to face the anxiety and pain of rejection or criticism. It is [...] 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.