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 have never been comfortable following the common drumbeat, in work or in any other sphere of your life; and even if your values coincide with those espoused by the collective in which you live, this is likely to be coincidence rather than any wish on your part to fit [...]
[..] You need a working environment where eccentricity and innovative thinking are encouraged and rewarded, and where your openness to new perspectives and alternative views of reality are welcomed as creative contributions. You could work within a company or organisation only [...]
[..] Make a realistic assessment of your abilities before you launch yourself at the world as a free agent. The creative fields are full of modest talent, and you need to know that you truly have something special to offer if you wish to pursue an independent career in the arts. But if [...]
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.Recognising your innate limitations can help you to focus your energy in the right direction and get the maximum fulfilment from your work.
[..] It is very tiring having to be extraordinary all the time; and your creative work could suffer if you subject yourself to this kind of strain. Don't be so afraid of being an ordinary mortal. You will not lose your inspiration, and your work would benefit from the ability [...]
[..] There are certain insecurities which may nag at you at times, and if you are not honest about these you may find that they surface in indirect ways and cause you to place too low a price on your abilities. You might even unconsciously sabotage creative efforts, ensuring [...]
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.
These small samples from different chapters convey an impression of your personal Career and Vocation horoscope which comprises 18 - 25 pages. It can be ordered as an E-Horoscope or bound booklet in the Astroshop. Please read a complete sample report (of a different person) to get an overview of the extent of the complete horoscope.You may wish to take a look at the large selection of other reports.