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. [..] An independent profession might suit you best, for then you would answer to no one but yourself, and the standards you attempt to meet would be those which your own soul dictates. You are not likely to enjoy serving on a committee, unless you are in charge of it. Seeking a [...] [..] You have a deep instinct for how the currents of the collective operate, and are self-protective enough to ensure that you are not exploited or taken advantage of. Sometimes you can be overly mistrustful, and you may not find it easy to let those with whom you work come [...] [..] Paradoxically, your discomfort in group situations is likely to be accompanied by an unusually acute perception of the unconscious undercurrents at work in any group situation. Although you may not feel comfortable as a group member, you may well have a gift for leading [...] 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 need to be what you are, and any work you do needs to be motivated from within rather than from the world outside. Yet without the sense that you are living a useful life and contributing something practical to the ongoing improvement of others, you may find yourself [...] [..] You need to be able to exchange ideas and get a more balanced view of the world, which can help you to come out of your shell and recognise just what your efforts are contributing to others. If you work on a self-employed basis, try to make contact with others in your field, [...] 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.