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. [..] Think in terms of one of the helping professions, for in this sphere you could excel. You have a deep desire to serve something greater than yourself, and it is likely that your spiritual philosophy influences your choices in both work and personal life. You may need to [...] [..] But the fields in which you could find satisfaction and fulfilment require a tougher stance toward the world, and a stronger sense of independence and self-worth. In both the creative and helping professions, you need to have a patch of firm ground on which you can stand [...] [..] While you may not blow trumpets to announce this, you can work with immense determination, refusing to allow obstacles to deter you. You have a lot of physical stamina and are prepared to work long hours, even to the point of exhaustion, in order to accomplish what you set [...] 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 talents are not simply something to be used by others when they are in need; your abilities exist to nourish you, too, and you need the confidence and self-value which come from the recognition of your own importance in the grand scheme of things. If you fail to acknowledge [...] [..] You are insightful and intuitive about other people, and you know that human nature contains a dark as well as a light side. Stop avoiding who you really are. Rather than trying to achieve your goals indirectly, which can make others feel manipulated, express them more openly [...] 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.