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. [..] Spheres of work which deal directly with spiritual matters may attract you. So, too, may the helping professions, provided you are able to train in a discipline which can place human suffering within the context of a philosophical or spiritual framework. Too much of a clinical [...] [..] You love to know how things work, and to discover the patterns hidden beneath. But your motivation is not so much scientific in the pragmatic sense as it is spiritual in the broadest sense. You may have a desire for precise knowledge, but behind your quest lies an intuition [...] [..] You might also work extremely well in a helping or healing capacity, for you have an instinctive empathy, and others do not have to explain themselves to you. You know what they are feeling even if they do not know it themselves. Sometimes you can feel a little overwhelmed, [...] 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. [..] But there are likely to be complex issues behind your discomfort with the material world, and it may be important for you to understand these issues in order to find the right balance between vision and living an ordinary and rewarding life. Ultimately your work needs to [...] [..] It is this very self- definition which you may find painful, for it can bring an experience of loneliness with it; any creative work has to be done alone, and one cannot write a book, paint a painting or compose a piece of music with a committee or group. You have exceptional [...] 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.