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 [...] [..] If you cannot find a good reason, you are likely to simply disregard the injunction, or actively rebel against it. It would not be wise for you to subject yourself to such a situation in your working life for any length of time, as you are likely to eventually sabotage your [...] [..] You will not find it rewarding to be one faceless worker amongst a mass of others. Try to avoid institutions where individuals are not given credit for their individual efforts; you need your name on what you produce, so that you are perceived as the individual you are. You might [...] 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 arises from this very strength, for your insistence on being intensely individual may make you fear those elements in your nature which require the same mundane comforts and routines as less gifted souls. You may expect yourself to be perpetually dynamic, [...] [..] However, sometimes you may be too strenuous in your ferocious individualism because you secretly lack confidence in yourself and are afraid of rejection or criticism from the collective - that very collective which you profess not to care about. Deep down, you aren't really [...] 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.