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 not inclined to look back over your shoulder mourning the chances you missed, nor are you predisposed to fantasise about a pot of gold at the end of some future rainbow. Yet your realism does not make you dour. You have the gift of enjoying whatever good fortune [...] [..] You tend to be realistic about human limits, but you are interested in human beings and what secretly motivates them. Consider fields such as psychotherapy, for you would appreciate the discipline of a sound training and the confidence and sense of security it gives, and [...] [..] Many people do not notice such things, or are not troubled if the material rewards are sufficient. You care deeply, and can get quite depressed and dispirited if the working environment around you is mean and shabby. Some fields of work are more prone to investment in surroundings; [...] 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. [..] This could result in refusing work opportunities which require vision - not because you are unable to meet such challenges, but because you do not really believe you can. Your nature requires that you test the inner world against direct experience; and that is appropriate. But you [...] You have an impulsive, indulgent streak which is rather at odds with the usually steady and pragmatic manner in which you approach life. You want to have fun and indulge your high spirits at times, and this impulsive quality needs to be expressed through your work rather [...] 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.