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 an instinctive sense of how to behave in any milieu, effortlessly intuiting others' requirements and expectations. You also know how to put others at their ease. You would find it very hard to be isolated at a desk with no one to communicate with and no "team" to [...] [..] Equally, you could excel in the helping professions, because you are able to enter easily into the emotional world of others and have a natural instinct to nurture and heal. If you are inclined to a more extraverted sphere of work, you could also do well in any profession [...] [..] You sometimes imagine that you are being judged and found wanting, when in fact you are your own harshest judge. But your self- doubt, paradoxically, could prove a great asset. Although it may sometimes make you feel unsure of yourself and frightened of failure, it can also [...] 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 chief limitation, in terms of your working life, arises from your greatest strength. Because you are so aware of the value of others' ideas, you are often insufficiently appreciative of your own; and because co-operation and harmony matter so much to you, you may sometimes [...] [..] You tend to expect the same extremely high standards from others that you expect from yourself; and sometimes these standards are simply too high for any human to meet. The harder you are on yourself, the harder you are likely to be on others. You can also be hypersensitive [...] 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.