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 are probably best suited to working independently, in one of the creative fields, or as a consultant or professional who answers to no one but yourself. You are not averse to respecting standards which you yourself approve of. But you have little tolerance for rules [...] [..] The "fringe" fields - such as alternative medicine, archetypal and transpersonal psychology, astrology, and the more experimental dimensions of computer science and scientific research - could suit you well, for you need to listen to your own drumbeat and explore ideas as [...] [..] But even if you too find these feelings uncomfortable at times, they will be more than compensated by the sense of personal fulfilment that you get from being seen, appreciated, and acknowledged for your special talents. Whatever your background and family expectations, [...] 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. [..] You are quite able to take periods of volatility in your life provided you have the necessary independence to express yourself as you see fit. But too much of this could be draining rather than simply part of the package of being an individual. Denying simple material needs [...] [..] 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.