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 want to feel you are helping the world in some way, or contributing something fine and beautiful to it. Your ideals are extremely important to you, and your work has to fulfil at least a part of those ideals. Without this, even if you are receiving a large pay cheque, [...] [..] Too much conflict in your working life can make you feel very depressed if not actually physically ill; and because you are not terribly well equipped to deal with primitive emotions such as deep anger, you are more likely to stifle your own unhappiness, forcing it to emerge [...] [..] You are a compassionate person and are easily affected by the needs and feelings of those around you. This may attract you to the helping professions, because you cannot ignore the distress of others, however restless you yourself feel. Certain areas of the helping professions [...] 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. [..] You may need to accept that life will never be quite what you wish it to be; the sense of always aspiring to something more could provide a powerful impetus for your creativity, provided you do not fall into the trap of becoming depressed when the "something more" always [...] [..] Expressing your real opinions defines you as a separate individual and may involve you in conflict or confrontation with co-workers or those in authority; and conflict is something you will go a long way to avoid. The problem is that, if you are not able to cope with confrontation, [...] 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.