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. [..] You have an eternally youthful spirit which will probably keep you wanting to go on working long past the traditional retirement age - but it is not likely that what you do at sixty-five will be the same thing you did at twenty. It is the spirit of new possibilities that [...] [..] These qualities make you a natural educator as well as a natural student, and you might feel at home in the teaching sphere as well as in leading groups or organising and speaking at conferences - especially if it means being able to travel to different places. If you are [...] [..] Even if you are inclined to periodically complain, deep down this is the only kind of work which would really satisfy you. You dislike the ease of having everything spelled out for you and offered to you on a plate. Many people enjoy working within a predefined structure, [...] 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. [..] However imperfect those forms may seem, they give you a sense of reality and substance, and allow you to grow in self-confidence and self-respect. This also applies to the acquisition of training and qualifications; for no matter how little these things might mean compared [...] [..] Your self-confidence will grow according to your efforts and your experience; it will not flower if you "get away with" things because you are quicker and more intuitive than many people. You may fear the judgement of authority because the authority within you demands that [...] 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.