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. [..] A business or consultancy can be a creative product rather than a pragmatic construction; a school or training group can equally be the result of imaginative inspiration; and there are many other spheres which might not be conventionally defined as artistic work but which [...] [..] Ordinary people do not catch buses or prepare their supper in this fantastic landscape, but knights on white horses ride by with pennants flying, and beautiful pale damsels cry out for rescue, chained to rocks while they await the advent of dragons and sea-monsters. Ordinary life [...] [..] This could make you an excellent teacher, provided you are able to teach subjects which require imagination; and it could also make you a talented storyteller. You may also find that you have an instinctive ability to understand the images which others experience, such as [...] 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 difficulty arises from how you understand that word "compromise", for self-expression always requires the use of language - verbal, pictorial, auditory, symbolic - and you have to be willing to be fluent in more than your own special language in order to be understood. It is [...] [..] This is, in part, because there is a piece of your soul in every creative project you embark on, and it is impossible to be entirely objective because you put so much of your real self into what you do. But you may need to learn to distance yourself from your work, at least [...] 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.