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 understand very well the poet John Donne's dictum that no human being is an island, and you want to know that you are doing your share to help. This does not mean that you are a "do-gooder" with vague ideas about how to save the world. You are more sensible than that, [...] In early life you may have felt rather isolated from more superficial levels of social interchange; for you have always listened to a different drumbeat and responded to intuitions of the future rather than the mundane present. But in adulthood this attunement to alternative [...] [..] Don't trap yourself in a work situation where you are stuck in the same office all day, and where mundane trivia form the basis of all conversation. You need to be mobile, and to interact with a wide variety of people. You may have a gift for languages, and for understanding [...] 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.