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. [..] Whatever field you work in, you probably underestimate just how much you rapidly become the mainstay of any organisation or group. Although you are security-conscious, you are not driven by ambition, and you may not always recognise when others are. Don't let anyone push [...] [..] Your fine practical sense could equip you to work in crafts or design; your curiosity about how things are made might attract you to working in technical fields, or with human resources, or in one of the helping professions. You might make a fine counsellor, therapist, doctor, [...] [..] Also, you have a nose for false authority, and can "smell out" a hypocrite from a long way away. You would not enjoy working for those you do not respect. For all these reasons, you may be happiest and most fulfilled if you can direct your inquisitive mind and passionate [...] 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. [..] The difficulty is that you may sometimes be too earthbound, and too unwilling to listen to intuitions and glimpses of a creative inner world. Your concern with material stability and the enjoyment of worldly pleasures ensure that you are likely to find success; but you may [...] [..] Don't trap yourself in a job which limits this vision. You may not wish to be an artist or a mystic; but you need to have work which connects you with a sense of the inner world and the boundlessness of life. Whether you achieve this through working with other people in [...] 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.