What if someone told you they could give you a blueprint of yourself – a user manual. Would you want it? If you were able to understand yourself and how you operate in the world in a way that felt so genuine and absolute, do you think it would be helpful in navigating life? To be given insights into your energetic being, your entirely unique way of existing, thinking, feeling – wouldn’t that benefit you? And wouldn’t it benefit you to know how those who surround you operate? Enter Human Design.
When I first heard about Human Design, I was in a very low place personally. There had been some significant changes in my life that left me feeling like I had no idea who I was. I needed to re-learn about myself but was so confused and conditioned that I didn’t know where to start. I had countless sessions with psychologists, hired a life coach, took to journaling, meditations, tarot cards, and listened to podcasts that explored happiness, alignment, and self-awareness. It was in one of those podcasts that I stumbled across Human Design.
Human Design, by definition, is a pseudoscience combining astrology, the I Ching, the Kabbalah system and the Chakra system. It is a blueprint of your energetic body and how energy flows through your body. Each person on the planet has a unique design. Human Design itself is the brainchild of a Ra Uru Hu, a man who received a “download” of the concept of Human Design during a meditation that lasted for eight days and nights in 1987. I know…it can be a little hard to take seriously right off the bat. Stay with me though.
Now, I am the sort of person that is open to ideas, concepts and “woo-woo” things…I like the mystical magical side of life. But I also have a line of skepticism running through me that requires proof. When I first entered my birth information into Jovianarchive.com and started reading about my Human Design, I felt like I inherently knew everything already, but didn’t understand that it was unique to me, or that other people didn’t work like that. The more I read, the more I felt in my very being that this was real. But how could something so abstract reflect exactly who I was at my very core? I was so surprised at how much the information I was reading resonated with me, that I decide to look at my husband’s chart to see if it worked for him too. Now, he is someone who does not believe in the “woo-woo” side of life. He is a realist, non-spiritual, fact-based person, so I had zero hopes of him being open to reading about his design, let alone resonating with it. But as I read about his Human Design, I felt like I had glimpsed into something very private and personal. What I was reading described my husband to a T! I had to know if he felt the same, so I (very timidly) told him about what I had been researching and asked if he wanted to have a look. I could see he was humoring me by accepting the key pieces I had written out for him using his Body Graph and general Human Design information, but being the supportive and loving husband that he is, he took it and read it that night. What I didn’t expect was for him to come to me the next day and say that every single thing he read resonated deeply with him! To make it more interesting, he was surprised to hear that I didn’t resonate at all with his chart. And when I told him about my Human Design, he didn’t resonate at all with mine! Here we were, having been in a relationship my entire adult life, and we had both just realized that we didn’t understand each other at all, really.
So, here was my realist, skeptic husband telling me that his Human Design had resonated with him in the same way mine had resonated with me…that was enough proof for me. I began my deep dive into learning everything I could about it.
For me, learning about my Human Design felt like I had received a permission slip to be who I really am. I was able to let go of conditioning I had collected over a lifetime – how I should be living my life, the way I should be working, the things I should be interested in. I learned that the reason I always felt so uptight, exhausted, and stressed was because I was living in a way that totally went against my energetic being. I began to understand that it was not only okay for me to rest, indulge in things that made me feel lit up, and shed things that felt forced or stressful, but it was necessary in order for me to start living in alignment. As soon as I implemented the actionable steps Human Design gave me to operate, I started feeling amazing – things began happening for me that felt right, easy, and wonderful. I stopped caring what other people thought. I was able to make decisions more easily and found myself in situations that felt correct. And I finally stopped comparing myself to others.
Not only was I able to understand myself and improve my relationship with myself, I was also able to understand my husband and he was able to understand me, and our relationship became a lot more harmonious! When our daughter was born, I was able to understand her energetic being and I have no doubt that it has made learning how to be her mom easier, even as a baby.
If all of this sounds too good to be true, I invite you to test it for yourself. All you need to get your basic Human Design information is your exact date, time, and location of birth. Enter those details into a website such as jovianarchive.com or myhumandesign.com and get your free chart. If it resonates with you, enjoy reaping the benefits of understanding yourself and the validation it brings.