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. As Shakespeare once suggested, all the world is a stage to you, and all the men and women players; and in your working life you will always be happiest playing the protagonist rather than the chorus. You need both an audience and a big stage on which to perform, and you [...] [..] You may express your competitive spirit on the intellectual level as well, or through a creative vehicle where you are competing against other writers, artists, or performers to win the prize or achieve the best critical reviews. It should be obvious to you that a work environment [...] [..] Conventional structures and ways of thinking make you feel trapped, and you are quite capable of abrupt leave-taking if a work situation does not suit you. You are interested in new ideas, the more unconventional the better, and you come alive when you are able to follow [...] 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 fail to recognise that, in collective eyes, no one is exempt from the tests and requirements of ordinary mundane life. That means you may have to go through the long, hard steps like everyone else before your gifts earn you the kind of reward you merit. Try to [...] [..] If you fail to recognise the importance of this inner commitment, you could easily be "seduced" by promises of fame or work projects which you might not, in your heart, really want, but which promise appreciation and praise. Your sense of self- worth could also be affected [...] 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.