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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. [..] In other words, your work needs to be firmly rooted in what makes your heart and soul sing, not in how large the salary cheque is. Art school, music school, or drama school might provide you with suitable training if you are unsure of your skills, even if you do not wish [...] [..] The arts, of course, can offer a place for your need to devote yourself to a mystery; and hybrid spheres such as art therapy, music therapy, and certain kinds of imaginative teaching and healing might also provide a vehicle for your strong desire to be "taken out of" yourself. Spiritual ideals [...] [..] If you are considering further education, make sure you pursue subjects which encourage this way of thinking, for you can easily feel undermined if you are required to prove your competence through conventional examinations. Your intuitive insights into human behaviour could [...] 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. [..] In order to feel fulfilled, you need to be creative, and you need to put into form those truths, images and dreams which reflect your deepest values. You could never be happy selling your soul in order to make a living; and even though you might be able to find creative [...] [..] This may need to form the core of your vocation and your creative work. But you will need to learn to tolerate imperfection if you are to successfully translate your vision into form. No purpose will be served by reworking a painting or a novel or a piece of music for forty [...] 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.