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 might enjoy working in disciplines with a long history, such as medicine, law, or university education - where you can rely on a certain standard of expertise and a body of knowledge which is firmly based on observation and experience. Certain branches of the sciences [...] [..] If you wish to shift your present work, you need to sit down and plan for the future, leaving little to chance and making a list of what additional training or experience you might need. Planning in this way gives you a feeling of security, for you do not like wandering [...] Self-reliance is an important ingredient in your nature, and you have probably had to learn it from a fairly early age. Although this may have sometimes felt a bit lonely, nevertheless you take immense satisfaction in knowing that you have achieved something solely on your [...] 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. [..] Because you mistrust things which have not been tried and tested by time and experience, you may sometimes fail to see new opportunities when they arrive on your doorstep, and this could hold you back from going as far as you might. It can also frustrate you if you do not [...] [..] You need to meet certain standards in your work, internal and external, but your working life is not an exam at which you succeed or fail and are judged accordingly. Try not to see it that way, or you could harm yourself through undermining your self-confidence. And 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.