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 tend to enjoy participating in worthwhile causes, and you may relish a good fight, if it is with an idea rather than an individual. Thus you are well suited to put your imagination and energy behind important issues in the outer world - whether ecological, social, economic, [...] [..] But if it does, you may benefit from getting the necessary experience and training, serving your "apprenticeship", and setting up your own business or consultancy. You will probably need to learn to curb your impatience and keep a firm grip on your temper, especially when [...] [..] You cannot sell someone else's product, or copy someone else's creative style, or promulgate someone else's ideas. "Job satisfaction", for you, comes from recognition of your specialness, and the knowledge that you have offered what is genuinely and authentically your own, [...] 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 creative energies are likely to ebb and flow, and you may need to periodically fall back on work routines which are so familiar that you could do them blindfolded, in order to recuperate and refresh yourself. It is very tiring having to be extraordinary all the time; [...] [..] 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.