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 "up side" is that your fertile imagination and ability to generate an endless stream of new ideas equip you to work in a profession which encourages such creativity and rewards it. The job which involves endless repetition is not for you, and any routine which is too [...] [..] Look for work which allows you to develop a range of skills, rather than work which requires you to use only one. You may have more than one talent - for example, visual as well as verbal - and could enjoy editing a magazine, working in publishing or media, or putting together [...] [..] Your tastes, like your values, are likely to be somewhat at odds with what is considered conventionally acceptable. This gives you great originality, and if you wish to work in a creative field, what you create is likely to be highly innovative and exciting. Take any creative [...] 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. [..] However imperfect those forms may seem, they give you a sense of reality and substance, and allow you to grow in self-confidence and self-respect. This also applies to the acquisition of training and qualifications; for no matter how little these things might mean compared [...] [..] Your restless spirit can sometimes begrudge those routines which could help you to anchor your vision in form, because you are easily bored and feel life should offer something more. You certainly need work which keeps you challenged and allows you to keep developing new [...] 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.