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 if you can draw on your rich inner world for ideas and inspiration, you are capable of enormous dedication, and also of the achievement of success - although you are likely to define success in your own terms. You tend to enjoy participating in worthwhile causes, and [...] [..] You are perfectly capable of discipline and application, but you need to know that there are good reasons for any limits placed on your creative expression and your thinking. If you cannot find a good reason, you are likely to simply disregard the injunction, or actively [...] [..] You do want to be acknowledged, even if only by those you consider on your level; self-expression is not very satisfying if there is no one around to appreciate it. As long as you can recognise the importance of self-discipline to get where you want to go, you do not have [...] 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 creative energies are likely to ebb and flow, and you may need to periodically fall back on work routines which are so familiar that you could do them blindfolded, in order to recuperate and refresh yourself. It is very tiring having to be extraordinary all the time; [...] [..] 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 never be pleasing to every single soul walking the [...] 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.