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. [..] In fact, sometimes "I" is not as much as reality for you as "we"; for you tend to think in collective rather than individual terms. Sociology and psychology could interest you, for you are fascinated by what makes people "tick" and might enjoy working with theories which [...] [..] You are at home swimming in the waters of the inner world, but you also need to know that you belong to the human community. Thus you are likely to be at your best in a group situation, or at least able to call on support and feedback from colleagues. The helping professions [...] [..] This intuitive gift equips you to bring your innovative ideas to many spheres of work; but you must have room to express those ideas and avail yourself of the support of others to make them real. You might excel in those areas of science and technology which allow you 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. [..] The more "selfish" side of human nature may not be to your taste, and you may demand too much, and then go away feeling disappointed and misunderstood if you meet with resistance. You are deeply tolerant and understanding of the general human problems which afflict so many [...] [..] You may also feel that others should do the dreary, boring work while you get on with the more important task of inspiring and creating. You may see your work in big, mythic terms, which is fine as long as you are also prepared to attend to the details necessary to ground [...] 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.