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. [..] Somewhere in the back of your mind is the eternal vision of a world which could be more beautiful and more orderly; and this means that the background purpose of your work is also important. You are not likely to want to work for a company which pollutes the environment [...] [..] You can easily develop psychosomatic symptoms if you are miserable in your work environment, and too much tension and pressure from others can have an adverse effect on your sense of physical and mental well-being. Working on your own may be important, because only genuine [...] [..] You would probably be uncomfortable at routine work, and are likely to function best if you have projects where the end is in sight and you can look forward to the next challenge. If you work in the arts, this means ensuring that you are not engaged in long-term endeavours [...] 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 are a refined and idealistic person, and you have a strong desire to not only work in a civilised environment, but to create a more civilised world around you. Your chief limitation, in terms of your work, arises from this very strength, for your aspiration to beauty [...] [..] There is no pleasure in struggling with money, when a bit more foresight and earthy realism could help ensure that you have material security as well as the pleasure of doing the kind of work you love. Equally, there is no joy in having to clean up past messes simply because [...] 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.