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 might enjoy working in disciplines with a long history, such as medicine, law, or university education - where you can rely on a certain standard of expertise and a body of knowledge which is firmly based on observation and experience. Certain branches of the sciences [...] [..] If you can see the road before you, nothing can stop you in your progress. Ultimately you probably need your own business, organisation, or institution, or, at the very least, a top position in an existing one. You might also be happy as a highly trained professional, working [...] [..] What you would dislike far more is the sense of impotence which would come from your work and position being at the mercy of others' mistakes. You might make an excellent manager and organiser, and you can be shrewd and astute when it comes to assessing and encouraging the [...] 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. [..] If you are too inclined to judge others by your own more conservative standards, this could interfere with your working relationships and make it difficult for you to recognise the potentials of those who are more overtly unconventional than you are. Your security needs [...] [..] However, if you do not make room in your working life for some expression of your imagination and your receptivity to the emotional life of the collective around you, you may find yourself trying to erect barriers and defences which are too rigid and which make you feel [...] 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.