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 might be happy in an atelier or studio, creating your own beautiful objects and not subject to the interference of those who cannot appreciate your need for quiet and space to breathe. You might also enjoy certain aspects of teaching or working with others, provided [...] [..] It would probably be best if you did not lower your standards unduly just to find remunerative work; there are enough spheres where you would be happy fulfilling your requirements for a civilised working environment and a sense of harmony around you. Your strong aesthetic [...] [..] Your most creative ideas arise when you have some basis of comparison or argument or amplification by others' ideas. You can also be quite restless, physically and mentally, and need a flow of new projects into which you can put your energy. You would probably be uncomfortable [...] 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 are a refined and idealistic person, and you have a strong desire to not only work in a civilised environment, but to create a more civilised world around you. Your chief limitation, in terms of your work, arises from this very strength, for your aspiration to beauty [...] [..] Or you may find yourself being inadvertently aggressive and difficult if such feelings suddenly rise up despite your efforts to muzzle them. You need to feel passionate about your work, and selective in the people you work with. You may also need to express these feelings [...] 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.