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. [..] In some ways you would be well suited to a "fifth column" kind of work, embedded within a conventional structure or company but quietly dedicated to raising the level of consciousness of the individuals with whom you work. But this requires a level of deception which in [...] [..] This could give you a sense of security and a feeling that you have at least some collective support - even if your little collective is considered "fringe" in the eyes of the larger collective. Whether you find your group in a company or institution, or in an educational [...] [..] Make sure you do not identify too closely with those whom you perceive to be scapegoated; for if you begin to feel like a scapegoat yourself, and place more emphasis on life's pain than on its joy, you will not be able to maintain the objectivity you need in these fields [...] 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. [..] If you work in the helping fields, there is a danger, if you are too dogmatic, that you will impose your beliefs on those who are seeking your help; and if you work within a group or organisation, you may feel impelled to "convert" those who have not yet seen the light, [...] [..] Some of your drive stems from essential character; this is what Socrates called the "daimon", and you need to feel useful in order to feel your life has meaning and dignity. Some of your drive stems from more complex motives, however, and although these are not negative, [...] 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.