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. [..] You may need to cultivate the art of maintaining good boundaries, for your empathy and willingness to help can open you to exploitation. You need to learn to ask for what you are worth, and not give everything away for free. A good training could help you to be more realistic [...] [..] In both the creative and helping professions, you need to have a patch of firm ground on which you can stand as an independent individual, able to discriminate and nourish your personal needs. You cannot save the world, nor can you help those who do not wish to help themselves. And even [...] [..] A display of overt aggression, or a fiercely competitive atmosphere, can also dampen your spirits, for you are not an open fighter and always prefer the path of co-operation. If cornered, you are more likely to resort to subtle tactics which leave resentment in their wake. Your sensitivity [...] 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 talents are not simply something to be used by others when they are in need; your abilities exist to nourish you, too, and you need the confidence and self-value which come from the recognition of your own importance in the grand scheme of things. If you fail to acknowledge [...] Although you are often very vulnerable and sensitive to criticism and rejection at work as well as in your personal life, you are a born survivor who has probably had to struggle with many difficulties in early life. This gives you great power of personality, although you [...] 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.