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. [..] The arts provide a natural sphere in which you can express your creative gifts and gain the recognition you seek. If you are blessed with talent in an artistic field, take it seriously and train it thoroughly, so that you can compete with confidence and a knowledge that [...] [..] This is one of the reasons why the arts might offer you the right environment; for here talent and excellence are recognised rather than being deemed "elitist", and mediocrity is called by its name and made unwelcome. Like other humans, you need to be properly trained and [...] [..] This means that you need constant new challenges and new projects which can stimulate your thinking and expand your world-view. You look forward rather than backward, and are more interested in potentials than in facts. You need work which can give you plenty of freedom [...] 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. [..] This is really an issue of relationship, and it is in this sphere that the potential achievements of your working life can be hampered by an unconscious assumption of superiority. It could prove particularly difficult if you either work for others within a group or organisation, [...] [..] You are very open to the longings and dreams of the collective, and could effectively channel these through creative forms such as acting, music, or the creative dimensions of new technology. But you may, deep down, see such work as a means through which you can somehow [...] 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.