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 might excel in advertising and marketing, because you have a certain magnetism and charisma and can communicate ideas in a lively, dramatic way. In some areas of the design world, such as interior design, scenic and costume design, and fashion design, your flair for [...] [..] If they don't, it is probably because you find it hard to compromise even a little, rather than because you are "wrong" in the fundamentals. You may need earthier natures to rein you in at times, because you are not always realistic about the limits of time and money. But this [...] [..] You would probably be happiest working independently, free of imposed structures and rules. Many so-called "New Age" spheres might interest you, including astrology, alternative medicine, and unconventional methods of education. Because you are drawn to what might be deemed [...] 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. [..] This gives you the courage to offer truly innovative creative ideas and develop an original style; but it may also cause you problems if you forget that others, too, are special and have something of their own to contribute. You need to be careful of the "prima donna" mentality [...] [..] You may resent having to respect boundaries, and you may also feel that somehow you should be able to leap into that glorious place of mythic awareness without having to struggle with the boring steps in between. Disappointment can make you feel disillusioned and weary rather [...] 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.