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. [..] But you are not interested in taking responsibility for anyone else's, which is why working with committees and institutions may be the wrong setting for you. If you achieve something on your own, you want it acknowledged. If someone else does well, you can offer praise [...] [..] You are not inclined to sit about bleating and waiting for others to come and make it easy for you. You tend to just get on with it, with or without collective support, and you also take responsibility for your own mistakes along the way. This combination of pride and tenacity [...] [..] The more challenging spheres of medicine and psychiatry could attract you, and so could depth psychology. In these areas you need the best training and qualifications you can obtain, so that you can create the kind of autonomy and independence you require. You could work [...] 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. Your chief limitation, in terms of work, arises from your greatest strength: your insistence on doing everything yourself. Your independence is a positive attribute which gives you the capacity to go it alone and create the kind of working life you wish. It also allows [...] [..] You can also be extremely sensitive to criticism, interpreting it as a personal attack rather than viewing it objectively; and you may find it hard to compromise even a little, despite the fact that compromise is sometimes necessary for you to adapt your plans and ideas [...] 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.