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 chief fulfilment in life comes through your relationships with others, and this means that your work needs to involve some kind of contribution to human welfare. Although you may hold strong ideals, you are not likely to be content designing the perfect world on paper; [...] [..] You are also likely to have a fine visual imagination, and working with images in spheres such as photography and film may also inspire you and bring the best out of you. Whatever you do, you need to feel you are speaking to others' hearts, and speaking authentically from [...] [..] You need to be able to feel that your work is serious too, and that it is offering some kind of genuine healing -literal or metaphorical - for the suffering which you sense in the world around you. You might not be a healer in the literal sense, but your efforts need 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. Your chief limitation, in terms of your work, arises from that quality which is also your greatest asset: your profound empathy for others and your deep need to nurture and heal. Your vocational path will inevitably involve you in the care of other human beings, directly [...] [..] You tend to live your life for and through others; and even if your work involves more mundane occupations, you are probably deeply involved with your work colleagues and their personal stories. If you work in a creative sphere, you may lack the necessary egocentricity 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.