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. [..] But you need time to process perceptions through the lens of your inner values, and you particularly dislike making a fool of yourself through a public mistake or a wrong answer. Spheres of work which require faster, more spontaneous responses might not suit you. You need [...] [..] Creating and running an independent business might suit you; artistic work might also give you the privacy and depth you seek; and training in a profession such as medicine or psychology, conventional or alternative, might suit you. Criminal law, forensic work, or investigative [...] [..] You are sensitive to tragedies and miseries in the world, and have no illusions about the destructive power of those who have not faced their own inner demons. Try to find work where you can utilise your gifts in the service of the collective. Because you are aware of many [...] 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. [..] The opinions of others are not the driving influence on your life or on your choice of work. But there is a paradox inherent in your temperament and your situation in relation to the outer world. You need to be what you are, and any work you do needs to be motivated from [...] [..] Words can sometimes injure you too much, because you yourself tend to think before you speak and do not say things lightly. But that does not apply to everyone. Hypersensitivity to criticism is the dark side of your intensity and capacity for deep commitment to whatever [...] 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.