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 thoughtful and cautious, observant and realistic; and you are prepared to compromise with life's limits because you know that there is no other way to manage effectively in the world. Your realism allows you to work at just about anything, because you do not expect [...] [..] Fields such as medicine and the law might appeal, and the world of business and finance could also attract you. You like knowing exactly how things work, and what the underlying laws and structures are. A more traditional profession might suit you better than a field of [...] [..] Most importantly, you need to feel you are somehow helping to minimise the blindness in the world, and offset human savagery with self- knowledge and healing. You might be able to express these needs and perceptions through one of the creative professions, and anything you [...] 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. [..] You may also aim too low, because you fail to recognise that a positive attitude and a willingness to use intuitive hunches to pursue possibilities might take you much further. Your fundamental outlook toward work is responsible and practical, and sometimes you may forget [...] [..] Also, if you cannot recognise your own need, you may project it on those around you, and show disdain or criticism toward those you deem "weak". Yet these people might be the most helpful in terms of creative ideas and imaginative thinking. If you are involved in any dimension [...] 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.