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. [..] For you, love of humanity means love of those people whose lives intersect with yours. And unless you are emotionally engaged with your work, you will not feel content in it. You are likely to enjoy any work which allows you to champion the underdog. Acting as the representative [...] [..] However, you tend to see these glimpses of a deeper reality in the context of how they can be effectively made useful. You are more likely to excel as a craftsman or a writer of profound but practical books than you are as an artist working away in a garret hoping for immortality [...] [..] Literature and poetry may strike a deep chord in your heart and mind, and if you yourself are not gifted in writing, you may still find enormous satisfaction working in a sphere peripheral to these arts, such as publishing or the history of art. You are also likely to have [...] 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 vocational path will inevitably involve you in the care of other human beings, directly or indirectly, for this fulfils both your need to be needed and your commitment to the service of some deeper or higher source, whatever name you choose to give it. But this very [...] [..] And on a deeper level, your ability to put the necessary concentration and energy into creative self-expression may be compromised by your fear of losing contact with others through immersion in your own inner world. You need to learn to say "No!" on a variety of levels, [...] 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.