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 need to feel useful, and you want to contribute your share to the world in which you live. But you have no fantasies of saving the world, and you do not overestimate your importance in the grand scheme of things. You would be content to feel you are creating something [...] [..] You might also be suited to working in some field of the arts, anchoring your imagination in form and offering its products to a wider public. Working for companies and institutions is not impossible for you, and you are pragmatic enough to accept life's limits. But within [...] Although you are realistic, you are not prepared to accept hypocrisy in your work environment - especially the kind of hypocrisy which is demonstrated by those in authority who have not earned their authority. Nothing irritates you as much as pretentious people who claim [...] 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. [..] And it may also block the use of real creative talent, because you aim for what is possible according to your assessment of reality rather than for what could be accomplished if you took that little leap toward the sky. You may underestimate your creative thinking and overlook [...] [..] Your mind needs food as well as your body, and you should have a flow of ideas which can keep you stimulated and inspired. Communication with others can help open your thinking, and furthering your training or education can open new horizons which you didn't believe 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.