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 might be happy in an atelier or studio, creating your own beautiful objects and not subject to the interference of those who cannot appreciate your need for quiet and space to breathe. You might also enjoy certain aspects of teaching or working with others, provided [...] [..] You are not a lazy person, but you are also not especially inclined to push yourself unduly if you feel bored, frustrated, or offended by the work you are required to do. Working for yourself might suit you admirably, allowing you to create the kind of space you need. But you [...] [..] This probably also gives you a gift for languages as well as a talent for mimicry. You might make a fine writer, a gifted interpreter, or a sympathetic translator of others' work. You can put things tactfully and gracefully, but you can also use language to carry an emotional [...] 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. [..] But there may never be a perfect working environment for you, only one which is good enough, and which could be satisfactory if only you are able to accept something less than perfection. You may also need to allow your own work to be less than perfect, and not expect so [...] [..] You may also need to express these feelings rather than reasoning yourself out of them because you fear disharmony or disapprove of such behaviour. This could be critical in terms of your enjoying good relationships with colleagues and co-workers, and also with those in [...] 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.