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. [..] Nor are you especially comfortable with hierarchical structures where inequality results in others - or yourself - being exploited in any way. You need a liberal atmosphere at work, where everyone can give voice to their needs, objections, and ideas. Your direction in life [...] [..] You would not be happy in a cold, impersonal working environment, and you can be very sensitive to harsh criticism or unfeeling treatment of others. The quality of the people you work with is as important as the specific job, for you like a sense of "family" in your work [...] You are not only sensitive to the needs of others; you are also acutely aware of how they feel about you, and you are not always sure you will be appreciated or your abilities valued. This sensitivity to how others perceive you can be hurtful at times, because you are very [...] 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 working life, arises from your greatest strength. Because you are so aware of the value of others' ideas, you are often insufficiently appreciative of your own; and because co-operation and harmony matter so much to you, you may sometimes [...] [..] This profound perception of the necessity of individual survival through self- sufficiency may be difficult for you to acknowledge, and your natural propensity is to seek support from the group rather than fall back on your own inner resources. Although you have the gift [...] 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.