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. Whatever work you do, you need to remain loyal to your inner vision of what reality is all about. You have never been comfortable following the common drumbeat, in work or in any other sphere of your life; and even if your values coincide with those espoused by the collective [...] [..] This may attract you to the political arena, or to humanitarian concerns which reflect your idealistic vision of what society could and should be. You can sometimes be dogmatic in your opposition to what you experience as rigidity in others. But your dogmatism arises, not [...] [..] Although you may suffer the same fears about material security as others, you may pay too high a price if you betray your inner vision and sell out to ensure a stable place in society. This places a big challenge before you, and you will need a lot of courage to take it [...] 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 will not lose your inspiration, and your work would benefit from the ability to enjoy the support of colleagues and the relaxing boredom of ordinary routines. Concern with material security may also seem somehow less than what you believe you should be about, yet if [...] [..] You may have often felt lonely and misunderstood. But the past is not the present, and you need to be both realistic and optimistic about your own gifts and the limits of the collective around you. The creative ideas you express, and the work you are able to offer, will [...] 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.