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. [..] All this adds up to a depth of perception and a preference for solitude which, although they will not define what areas of work would suit you best, can certainly help to define what kind of environment you work best in. You are not the sort of person who enjoys leaping [...] [..] Moreover, you can see right through others' masks, and are likely to have some very real feelings of empathy and compassion toward those who have been badly treated by life. You might consider the helping professions as a sphere of work, or anything which involves in-depth [...] [..] Paradoxically, your discomfort in group situations is likely to be accompanied by an unusually acute perception of the unconscious undercurrents at work in any group situation. Although you may not feel comfortable as a group member, you may well have a gift for leading [...] 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. [..] Yet without the sense that you are living a useful life and contributing something practical to the ongoing improvement of others, you may find yourself locked into a rather melancholy isolation where you feel you cannot communicate those values and ideals which matter most [...] [..] Often people will point something out which is not meant to attack or injure you, but is intended merely to help you to do something better. You need to learn that not all the world is full of enemies, and that others may have valid perceptions which could help you to improve [...] 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.