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. [..] However profound and serious your inclinations, you become easily bored having to work with ideas which are past their sell-by date, and where the excitement of communicating new ways of thinking to others is lacking. Stay away from more traditional work environments where [...] [..] Scientific and technological research could appeal to your clear mind and love of imparting knowledge, as long as you are able to work with a team and know that the projects you work on are intended to help, rather than exploit, others. You have a strong reforming spirit [...] [..] But it could also form the basis for the actual nature of your work. You might make an excellent marriage counsellor, family therapist, mediator in the legal profession, or personnel advisor and counsellor within a large institution or organisation. You have a strong sense [...] 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. [..] You can be easily "wrong-footed" by people whom you deem to be cleverer than yourself, and if you express ideas which create discord, you may be too frightened of disharmony to stick to your opinions. Perhaps the opinions of others are not as important as you believe. You need [...] [..] The darker elements which so often operate in any situation where people are working together may be contradictory to the high ideals you hold about human nature and human evolution. You may sometimes experience painful realisations about colleagues, and you may also find [...] 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.