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 are thoughtful and cautious, observant and realistic; and you are prepared to compromise with life's limits because you know that there is no other way to manage effectively in the world. Your realism allows you to work at just about anything, because you do not expect [...] [..] You have an instinctive understanding of those elements in human nature which many people would prefer to avoid; and your insights could equip you to work on the side of social justice, in criminal law or in forensic research. If you are gifted in the arts, you may feel [...] [..] Your sensitivity to injustice allows you to spot what others are hiding or refusing to see, and you would make an excellent detective or forensic researcher. Most importantly, you need to feel you are somehow helping to minimise the blindness in the world, and offset human [...] 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. [..] But you may sometimes forget that, because something happens once, or even twice, that does mean it will always happen in the future; and a negative outlook can actually create a certain kind of future and become a self-fulfilling prophecy. You are likely to be a high achiever [...] [..] If you are involved in any dimension of the helping professions, this kind of projection of your own vulnerability could cause you to create an artificial distance between you and those with whom you work, making it hard for you to offer empathy and real concern. Rather than [...] 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.