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. [..] Your heart and imagination must be touched, and you need to know that you are connected with a higher, deeper, more meaningful level of existence. That does not preclude material success; but such success should be the by-product rather than the primary source of your efforts. Your real [...] [..] This is why the arts are so suitable, especially if you are able to work with others in an environment such as an orchestra, a band, or a theatre or film company. The experience of merging with a group which is dedicated to the same expression you are could be the most rewarding [...] [..] Rather than attempting to crush these gifts for the sake of safety and the so-called "normality" of a "proper job", take some intelligent risks and find a way to make your crusading spirit work for you in the world. Because you tend to see yourself as a knight battling with [...] 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. [..] You could never be happy selling your soul in order to make a living; and even though you might be able to find creative vehicles in spheres which allow some compromise between your vision of reality and the needs of the collective, nevertheless the compromise must be minimal [...] [..] You will probably never be entirely happy about compromising your vision, and you will always long for something which is unobtainable in this mundane world. But you can make a rewarding and worthwhile contribution to any field in which you work, provided you are able to [...] 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.