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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 need to get your mental "teeth" into subjects that are challenging and do not reveal their secrets all at once. If you have any skill with words, you might also make a gifted writer, whether of fiction or non-fiction work. You have a quality of detachment which is necessary [...] [..] You need to know that there is room to climb, and nothing is likely to frustrate you more than the sense that you are stuck and unable to progress. Status means a lot to you, although this need is selective - you don't seek everyone's approval, but want respect and recognition [...] [..] You could make an excellent writer, provided you are able to overcome your anxiety about being misunderstood by those who do not think as deeply as you do. This anxiety may spring from early educational experiences, for you do not enjoy presenting your ideas before a group, [...] 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. [..] But life has probably taught you that dreams can lead to disillusionment, and hopeful aspirations can wind up coming to nothing. You rely on the evidence of experience to make your judgements. But you may sometimes forget that, because something happens once, or even twice, [...] [..] If you are involved in any dimension of the helping professions, this kind of projection of your own vulnerability could cause you to create an artificial distance between you and those with whom you work, making it hard for you to offer empathy and real concern. Rather than [...] 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.