Common Questions

Human Design is the Science of Differentiation, or the science of being different. Human Design provides you with your own personal blueprint, a map of your unique imprinting that explains how you are designed to make decisions. Life is about making decisions. This map, the Human Design BodyGraph, is your guide. Using it can bring ease to the life experience. It’s all in the mechanics!

BG5 is a revolutionary system that helps people align themselves with their correct lifework. This practical system guides individuals and businesses through a process of understanding their unique gifts, those talents and strengths they bring “to the table”. By using the tools and techniques presented, individuals and businesses can function harmoniously. The world of work can be successful and people truly can love the work they do!


Human Design is the Science of Differentiation, or the science of being different. Human Design helps you understand how you are unique in a world that encourages sameness, and how this unique design can guide you in your decision-making. According to the The Definitive Book of Human Design, the system “synthesizes aspects of two types of science: The ancient observational systems of Astrology, the Chinese I’Ching, the Hindu-Brahmin Chakras and the Tree of Life from the Zohar/Kabbalist tradition; and the contemporary disciplines of Quantum Mechanics, Astronomy, Genetics and Biochemistry”

The date, time and place you were born are used in the Human Design and BG5 systems to accurately determine who you were born to be. Unlike other subjective personality tests, these 3 pieces of information enable the system to provide a precise objective map that includes both conscious and unconscious aspects of your unique design. This method is revolutionary and practical. Find out for yourself!

No. Human Design is an experiential process. It can open you up to seeing yourself in a new way. After discovering your unique road map, you can begin to use it as a guide to correct decision-making. The process involves observation where you discover along the way if the system resonates and is correct for you.

For individuals, Human Design provides a blueprint of your uniquely personal design. It’s a map of who you are. Having this awareness can be life changing! Relationships that have been baffling begin to make sense, circumstances that are energetically draining can be understood, and you can begin to transform your day-to-day life experience from a place of reaction to a practice of observation and experimentation.

An individualized BG5 Career Design Overview can show you how you are designed to best operate in the world of work. The Overview provides you with vital information that is unique to you. It shows you what type of lifework you are best suited for, your personal interaction style, what your correct decision making strategy is, how you assimilate information, how you work in different environments, and what the key indicators are to show you whether you are on or off track.

Contrary to popular belief, your Authority is never your mind! You have an Authority within you that you can use in your decision-making process. Attend an LYD Workshop or get a Career Analysis to find out more about your Authority. Both Human Design and the BG5 system explain how to begin working with this knowledge in order to engage in life and work as you are designed.

Melissa is a Projector, an Advisor here to help others. She is an authoritative problem solver that can provide practical solutions, especially in times of crisis. She is certified by the International Human Design School (IHDS) as a Living Your Design Guide. She is also in training to be a Certified BG5 Career and Business Consultant. Prior to embarking on Human Design/BG5 study, she compiled 25+ years of experience working in many different settings including educational institutions, private businesses and corporate environments.