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 have never been comfortable following the common drumbeat, in work or in any other sphere of your life; and even if your values coincide with those espoused by the collective in which you live, this is likely to be coincidence rather than any wish on your part to fit [...] [..] Although you may suffer the same fears about material security as others, you may pay too high a price if you betray your inner vision and sell out to ensure a stable place in society. This places a big challenge before you, and you will need a lot of courage to take it [...] [..] One of your great dangers is to lapse into the "misunderstood genius" mode. While there might be some truth in it, is not likely to contribute to any real feeling of fulfilment. You do want to be acknowledged, even if only by those you consider on your level; self-expression [...] 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 [...] [..] Deep down, you aren't really convinced that what you express is worthwhile, and this could sometimes make you sabotage your own work efforts or anticipate rejection when there is no basis for such a fear. It could also make you take temporary failure as a permanent state, [...] 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.