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 do not need the company of the crowd to validate what enthuses you, and this allows you to make choices and develop your gifts without depending unduly on others' approval and encouragement. You are less likely to be pressured than many people when it comes to making [...] [..] You have a deep instinct for how the currents of the collective operate, and are self-protective enough to ensure that you are not exploited or taken advantage of. Sometimes you can be overly mistrustful, and you may not find it easy to let those with whom you work come [...] [..] You have an instinctive understanding of the psychology of the crowd, and could therefore also excel in fields such as advertising, where you need to "second-guess" what the public wants before they know it themselves. Your gift is, naturally, double-edged, as all true gifts [...] 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 would probably benefit from a close look at the ways in which this tendency to wall yourself in affects not only your relationships with work colleagues but also your ability to "put your goods in the shop window" - in other words, to risk offering what you have created [...] [..] Criticism, even when it is well-meant and valid, may be rejected out of hand because you feel so personally hurt and demeaned. Try to learn more detachment. Often people will point something out which is not meant to attack or injure you, but is intended merely to help 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.