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 are a natural seeker, and spiritual ideals may mean a great deal to you. Even if you do not use the language of the esoteric world, you are always aspiring to something greater, and you need to feel that your work can also help others to become more than what they are. But you [...] [..] You need a gentle, orderly working environment where you have time to think your own thoughts as well as discussing issues with others. Your idealism will never be entirely satisfied because the world is what it is, and you do not have the power to change it in any global [...] [..] You need light, beauty, and grace in your working environment; and it may be wise to ensure that, if you are involved in helping or healing work, you work with those who are willing and able to form a co-operative working relationship with you. For example, if psychology [...] 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. Your chief limitation, in terms of seeking a fulfilling vocation, is your difficulty in putting up with the ordinary and the imperfect. Your ideals are extremely high; and although it would be wrong for you to be disloyal to them, you may also need to recognise that loyalty [...] Although you feel things strongly and intuit many subtle levels of reality, you may find it hard to articulate what you think and feel, and even harder to assert your opinions and ideas in a work situation. Part of the difficulty is that you do not think in a strictly linear [...] 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.