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. [..] But whatever field you engage in, you need to know that you are doing something for others as well as yourself. In fact, sometimes "I" is not as much as reality for you as "we"; for you tend to think in collective rather than individual terms. Sociology and psychology could [...] [..] For this reason you need to ensure that your work allows you to make a contribution, especially if you can help to alleviate the suffering and injustice which you perceive in the world around you. You are receptive to new ideas emerging from the collective psyche, and have [...] [..] You might work well in education, for you love opening up the minds of others and helping them to glimpse some of the "bigger picture" that you yourself can intuit so easily. Fields such as publishing and media might also appeal, because they could allow you to teach in [...] 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. [..] Your idealism and desire to see progress in some sphere of human endeavour focuses you on transforming and reforming; and sometimes you may find it hard to accept the fact that not everyone wishes to be changed or challenged in this way. In your work environment, you are [...] [..] If you work with individuals in a helping or educating capacity, you can be irritated by their slowness to understand, or their reluctance to seize an opportunity with the kind of confidence you yourself might display. You may also feel that others should do the dreary, [...] 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.