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 to get your mental "teeth" into subjects that are challenging and do not reveal their secrets all at once. If you have any skill with words, you might also make a gifted writer, whether of fiction or non- fiction work. You have a quality of detachment which is necessary [...] [..] Because human motivation fascinates you, and you are not afraid of the darker side of the human psyche, you might make an excellent writer of thrillers, a powerful dramatist, or a poet of great depth and intensity. You are not frightened of working alone, and a creative [...] [..] You need to work in an area where your love of tracking a subject to its lair, and your wish to understand as thoroughly as possible the fundamental laws at work, can be accommodated. You are not a wildly extraverted person, and you might not be happy in a job where you [...] 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. [..] Although your unsentimental and pragmatic outlook can help you enormously in aiming for achievable goals and assessing accurately the people you work with, you can sometimes be rather cynical in your attitude toward others and toward your own ideals. You may sometimes feel [...] [..] You may find it difficult to treat colleagues as equals, because you fear being vulnerable; and you may also find it hard to relax and let things take their course, which could be unnecessarily stressful to you physically and psychologically. Letting others help you may [...] 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.