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 these sterling qualities may sometimes be double-edged gifts. You may find yourself pushed to your limits by those who have discovered that you can be trusted to do things reliably and well. Make sure your boundaries are firm, and learn to say "No!", strongly if necessary, [...] [..] Despite your realism, the non-rational dimensions of life may exercise a great fascination for you. You are comfortable enough with mundane reality to be willing to explore those levels which are hidden from others' eyes. You might not perceive yourself as otherworldly or [...] [..] You might also be attracted to spheres such as astrology or other symbolic systems which reveal the hidden patterns underpinning outer life. Medicine, whether this involves treating humans, animals, or the plant world, might also be a fruitful sphere to explore; and research [...] 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 finding a fulfilling working life, arises from your greatest strength: your common sense and firm relationship to material reality. The positive dimension of this quality is that you are extremely well-grounded. The difficulty is that [...] [..] This may not be a realistic perception, and in this area you may be less realistic than you think because your fears distort your perspective. You are neither careless nor irresponsible with money or work; but you may be too careful and anxious, and this could block your [...] 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.