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 can be diplomatic and shrewd, tactful and manipulative if necessary, and you know how to keep secrets. But you are not happy in an aggressor's position unless you are defending someone else's rights. Most of the time, you would probably prefer to avoid confrontations [...] [..] All spheres of the helping professions could prove attractive to you, for you love nothing more than the feeling of being at one with your fellows and helping or healing their distress. But equally, you could apply this natural empathy in less obvious ways, working within [...] [..] Stability and security in your work are very important, and you would probably not enjoy the unstable existence of the artist. But that does not mean you lack imaginative ideas, and within a suitable framework you might consider trying out things which are more unconventional [...] 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. [..] In order to ensure that your work does not suffer through the depletion of your physical and emotional resources, you need clear, firm boundaries and a willingness to recognise your own importance in the grand scheme of things. Compassion for others is one of your most valuable [...] [..] Work within a large organisation can also suffer if you are too embroiled in the problems of others, for you would find it difficult to muster the necessary concentration and focus if you are constantly giving your time and energy to those around you. Work which allows you [...] 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.