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. [..] Whether in the arts, the sciences, or business, you are likely to be at your best when you are able to work through solutions quietly and in private. An independent profession might suit you best, for then you would answer to no one but yourself, and the standards you attempt [...] [..] You might consider the helping professions as a sphere of work, or anything which involves in-depth research or detective work, literal or metaphorical. You like puzzles which require deep and serious thought, and you are also very good at working out strategies quietly. This could [...] [..] A work setting where each individual has the freedom to pursue his or her own projects in privacy might be rewarding; but the so-called New Age ethos of "sharing" is not likely to be your favourite pastime. Paradoxically, your discomfort in group situations is likely to [...] 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 often do your best to ensure that, even if you live on the mainland, you are protected by high walls and barricades. This enhances your inner life and ensures that you are loyal to your own values. The opinions of others are not the driving influence on your life or [...] [..] Every gift is double-edged, and your seriousness and depth are no exception. They are one of the richest gifts of your personality, but they can prove a handicap at work if you take everything with such desperate seriousness. Your excellent capacity to intuit others' motives [...] 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.