How To Use Human Design To Live Your Best Life

How do we use human design to live our best lives? That’s exactly what I wanted to know and Human Design Expert Charlie Garnham breaks it all down for us on episode #249 of the Blossom Your Awesome Podcast.

Human Design

We talk about the power of human design in understanding and cultivating self-worth and success. Charlie shares her personal journey of burnout in the corporate world and how she discovered human design as a tool for self-discovery and empowerment. Human design is described as a combination of science and spirituality, similar to a personality test that incorporates astrology and other spiritual modalities. Charlie explains how human design can help individuals understand their true selves, differentiate themselves from others, and cultivate unconditional self-worth. She also discusses the importance of slowing down to tap into creativity and the various applications of human design in areas such as parenting and recruitment.


  • Human design is a powerful tool for understanding and cultivating self-worth.
  • Slowing down and tapping into creativity is essential for personal growth and self-discovery.
  • Human design can be used in various areas, including parenting and recruitment.
  • Understanding and embracing one’s uniqueness is key to cultivating self-worth.
Human Design


00:00 Introduction

00:47 Charlie’s Backstory

03:00 Introduction to Human Design

04:42 The Origins of Human Design

06:28 How Human Design Works

08:21 Self-Worth and Human Design

09:17 Overcoming Self-Worth Issues

11:29 Living Your Design

12:32 Slowing Down to Speed Up

15:23 Using Human Design in Different Areas

17:40 Understanding the Human Design Body Graph

20:44 Knowing Who You Are and Who You Are Not

22:32 Slowing Down to Tap into Creativity

26:56 Using Human Design in Parenting and Recruitment

29:59 The Fear of Being Judged

31:40 The Human Design Process

33:26 Upcoming Projects

35:18 Closing Message

Watch the interview with Charlie here –

What Is Human Design And How Does It Work?

Human Design is a system that combines elements of astrology, the I Ching, Kabbalah, and the chakra system to create a personalized blueprint or map of your unique personality, strengths, weaknesses, and potential. It provides insights into how you make decisions, interact with others, and navigate life.

Here’s a simple overview of Human Design, including its origins, how it works, and how it can be used to benefit individuals:

  1. Origins: Human Design was founded by Ra Uru Hu (formerly Robert Alan Krakower) in the late 1980s. According to Ra Uru Hu, he received a series of mystical revelations or encounters with a higher intelligence over an eight-day period in 1987. These revelations formed the basis of Human Design, combining various esoteric and spiritual teachings into a comprehensive system.
  2. How It Works: Human Design synthesizes principles from multiple sources, including astrology, the I Ching, Kabbalah, and the chakra system. It uses birth information (date, time, and place) to generate a chart called a BodyGraph. The BodyGraph is a visual representation of a person’s energetic makeup and provides detailed information about their:
    • Type: There are five primary Human Design types – Manifestors, Generators, Manifesting Generators, Projectors, and Reflectors. Each type has different strategies for making decisions and interacting with the world.
    • Centers: These are energy centers in the BodyGraph that represent different aspects of life, such as emotions, communication, intuition, and identity. The activation or openness of these centers influences a person’s experiences and behaviors.
    • Channels and Gates: These are specific energy pathways and points within the BodyGraph that denote particular strengths, challenges, and potential traits.
  3. Using It to Our Benefit: Human Design offers several potential benefits for us:
    • Self-Understanding: By studying your BodyGraph, you can gain insights into your natural tendencies, strengths, vulnerabilities, and how you can optimize decision-making processes.
    • Relationships: Human Design can be used to improve relationships by understanding compatibility between different types and learning how to communicate effectively with others based on their design.
    • Life Path: It can provide guidance on career choices, life purpose, and personal development by aligning actions with your inherent design rather than forcing against it.
    • Decision Making: Human Design offers strategies for decision-making that are aligned with your type, such as waiting for clarity (Generators) or informing others before taking action (Manifestors).

Overall, the goal of Human Design is to empower you to live authentically, in alignment with your unique design, and to foster greater self-awareness, harmony in relationships, and fulfillment in life. However, it’s important to approach Human Design with an open mind and use it as a tool for personal growth rather than a rigid set of rules.

In Addition To Human Design Self-Inquisition Can Help You Better Understand Yourself

While human design is enormously powerful and enlightening self-inquisition can offer you a magical window into your inner most thoughts and feelings. Learn this process with my Ultimate Self-Inquisition Guide. It’s a 28 page contemplative workbook meant to help you go deeper with yourself and learn to sit in self-reflection to better process your feelings and what might come up for you while in deep reflection.

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