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. [..] If you do possess a genuine talent for working with images, music, or words, then it is important for you to develop that talent with as much intensity and effort as possible, so that you can carve out a professional path which allows you to express the imaginative wealth [...] [..] Ordinary life can make you feel bleak and depressed at times, and you long to be the protagonist in some great drama, or the poet who can distil the passionate longings of aeons in a few lines. With all this teeming life within, it is essential that you have a creative outlet [...] [..] You tend to learn, not by rote, but by intuition and visual memory, and you are very sensitive to the feeling currents at work in your immediate environment. This could make you an excellent teacher, provided you are able to teach subjects which require imagination; and [...] 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. [..] As a result, you may often meet with bafflement or even outright rejection from those who cannot understand you, and this can make you feel isolated and hurt. And it could make it hard for you to find the right balance between your creative work and the material stability, [...] You have tremendous pride, and this is a positive quality in your working life because it helps you to maintain your inner integrity and your loyalty to your creative vision. Your need to be acknowledged as the individual you are preserves you from the kinds of compromises [...] 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.