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. [..] Whatever field you work in, you probably underestimate just how much you rapidly become the mainstay of any organisation or group. Although you are security-conscious, you are not driven by ambition, and you may not always recognise when others are. Don't let anyone push [...] [..] Your fine practical sense could equip you to work in crafts or design; your curiosity about how things are made might attract you to working in technical fields, or with human resources, or in one of the helping professions. You might make a fine counsellor, therapist, doctor, [...] [..] 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. [..] Yet it is in this less tangible realm that you might find inspiration to turn a well-paying job into a meaningful anchoring of inner values and dreams. You may well have creative talent which you do not take seriously enough, for you may make the mistake of assuming that [...] [..] This reflects, in part, your pragmatic nature and your recognition of the importance of accepting life's limits. But it also reflects a deep insecurity which can sometimes make you restrict your work opportunities and undervalue what you have to offer. Perhaps early experiences [...] 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.