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 need time to work out what you are going to say and leeway to present a plan fully formed rather than piecemeal. Whether in the arts, the sciences, or business, you are likely to be at your best when you are able to work through solutions quietly and in private. An independent [...] [..] If someone comes to you in need, you are more likely to offer them help to learn to stand on their own, rather than giving your own hard- earned resources away freely. Creating and running an independent business might suit you; artistic work might also give you the privacy [...] [..] If you work for others, make sure you respect them, and also make sure you are given responsibility in your own sphere. If you work alone, ensure that you are backed up by a legitimate training or education, or by hands-on practical experience. Wherever you started in life, [...] 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 chief limitation, when it comes to your working life, is your reluctance to let others in - and this is largely due to a combination of pride and mistrust. You would probably benefit from a close look at the ways in which this tendency to wall yourself in affects not [...] [..] Hypersensitivity to criticism is the dark side of your intensity and capacity for deep commitment to whatever work you do. Every gift is double-edged, and your seriousness and depth are no exception. They are one of the richest gifts of your personality, but they can prove [...] 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.