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 a quality of detachment which is necessary for such introverted work, yet you are also able to feel deeply and identify with others' motives and emotional states. You might be as able to write a powerful "thriller" as a clear and concise textbook or manual. You do [...] [..] You could work within a company or organisation, provided its ethics and codes are sound and its structure orderly; but you might also do well working on your own, for you have the motivation and self-discipline to set up your own schedules and structures. You are not especially [...] [..] You could make an excellent writer, provided you are able to overcome your anxiety about being misunderstood by those who do not think as deeply as you do. This anxiety may spring from early educational experiences, for you do not enjoy presenting your ideas before a group, [...] 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. [..] Although your unsentimental and pragmatic outlook can help you enormously in aiming for achievable goals and assessing accurately the people you work with, you can sometimes be rather cynical in your attitude toward others and toward your own ideals. You may sometimes feel [...] [..] But if you do not acknowledge your need of at least a few close working colleagues with whom you can share your doubts and anxieties, you may be subject to a good deal of stress and worry simply because you do not realise that the support is there if only you would ask for [...] 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.