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. [..] That does not preclude material success; but such success should be the by-product rather than the primary source of your efforts. Your real field of work is the imagination; and whether you express it in obviously creative ways such as writing, painting, or theatre, or [...] [..] The arts, of course, can offer a place for your need to devote yourself to a mystery; and hybrid spheres such as art therapy, music therapy, and certain kinds of imaginative teaching and healing might also provide a vehicle for your strong desire to be "taken out of" yourself. Spiritual ideals [...] [..] There are always nuances, hidden implications, and subtle undercurrents which are as visible to you as concrete objects are to other people. Your fine imagination might prove a problem if you are required to deal with facts all day; you would probably be unhappy working [...] 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. [..] It is the content rather than the precise form which must not be compromised; yet you sometimes feel as though any concession to the "Great They" is a sacrifice of your inner integrity. As a result, you may often meet with bafflement or even outright rejection from those [...] You need to express your imagination and inner vision through creative forms; this should form the core of your direction in life. Yet paradoxically, you have a great resistance to doing so. Sometimes it might seem as though you are blocked; you may experience frustration [...] 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.