Practical tips to help nurture the light of Human Design Generators.
January 31, 2024
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Generators are designed to be lit up — this life force energy radiates out and ignites the light in others.
Human Design Generators
If you’re a Generator, you make up approximately 37% of the population. You have a magnetic aura and a creative drive to build and manifest the world through taking action.
To ensure that you’re fully tapping into your innate power, here are 10 success keys for Human Design Generators.
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human design generators’ success key #1
Align With Your Responsive Nature
As a Generator, your Strategy is to respond to the things, people, and opportunities that manifest in your reality.
I don’t see this as “waiting” like so many others do.
What it’s really about is trust, presence, listening, and receiving.
Trust that the Universe will deliver exactly what you need, be present in your body and environment (not lost in your mind), listen to what those around you are saying, and receive the signs and signals all around you.
If you make the conscious choice to be present in your reality, you’ll realize that there’s an abundance of opportunity waiting for you to respond and take action. You just need to be an active observer.
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Find Work That Lights You Up
Generators are designed to be lit up by their life’s work.
When you’re doing something that truly satisfies you, you radiate that energy out and you become a magnet for more joyful, incredible opportunities. You (along with Manifesting Generators) have the most magnetic aura of all the Energy Types as long as you’re satisfying it with enjoyable, engaging, and fulfilling work.
Your sacral center will also provide you with consistent life force energy to get tasks accomplished when your work lights you up. I get it, we all have non-negotiable tasks that aren’t that enjoyable. Just ensure that most of what you’re doing is feeding your energy, not depleting it.
And if your work situation isn’t currently satisfying you and you’re waiting for the right moment to pivot, then focus on gratitude for the small tasks you do enjoy, the payment you receive, and the people you like that you come in contact with. This is a game-changer.
human design generators’ success key #3
Deepen Your Relationship with Your Sacral Center
Your sacral center is a powerhouse of life force energy — and it’s also an incredible internal navigation system.
Your gut has a response to everything. And it knows what’s right for you. If it feels lit up and expansive, it’s likely conveying a “yes” and if it feels dim and contracted, it’s likely a “no.” But work with your sacral/gut response and get to know the physical and energetic sensations that come along with its “yes” and its “no.”
You can also do this through sound vibration. Instead of saying “yes” or “no” as an initial verbal response, try “ah-hun” and “uhn-uh.” These guttural sounds allow you to feel the vibration more deeply.
The more you rely on your gut and develop a deeper connection, the more clarity you’ll receive.
Note: if you have an Emotional Authority, you can still use your gut as a navigation tool but especially for bigger decisions, ensure you wait until your emotional wave has passed and you’re in a pace of neutrality before making a final decision.
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Use Frustration as a Realignment Tool
Befriend your Not-Self theme of frustration. When you feel frustration, it’s your body’s way of telling you you’re out of alignment with your truth.
Perhaps you’ve committed to a project that isn’t giving you a sense of satisfaction, and you need to move on. Or perhaps you’re in a relationship that isn’t in alignment with the person you’re growing into. Or perhaps you’ve been overworking yourself and you need some rest.
Whatever the reason, notice the frustration and correct your trajectory.
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Be Mindful of Your I Shoulds
Generators are known for their generosity when it comes to their energy.
“I should just do this myself.” Sound familiar?
But this can lead to burnout if you’re not mindful of how much energy you’re expending on other’s responsibilities. Think mom cleaning up her teenager’s room after he rushes off to school each day.
Small tasks (that actually aren’t yours to do) can add up and deplete your precious life force energy, in turn dimming the brilliance of your aura and causing you to move into your not-self theme of frustration.
Create boundaries where needed and stick to them.
human design generators’ success key #6
Learn to Watch for Signs and Signals
Oh, the signs! As a Generator, you’re designed to pick up on the signs and respond to them with action.
Ensure that you’re mindful and present so you don’t miss the signs and signals coming your way.
This doesn’t only mean in physical reality but also signs from your guides and angels. For example, you’re thinking about something and see a flash of light peripherally or you hear a particular word clairaudiently.
The key here is to receive the sign, then tune into your gut and intuitive knowing to ensure that you have the green light to react.
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Be Patient with Plateaus
Plateaus happen. They’re natural. And they allow you to reignite your energy.
When you feel like momentum is paused or stuck, get very present in your environment.
Trust that the input, insight, opportunity, or instructions will come so you can respond and move forward.
human design generators’ success key #8
Release Energy Before Bed
Whether you do some restorative Yoga, go for a jog, or practice Qigong, moving excess energy out before bed will help you fall asleep faster and deeper.
You’re designed to go to sleep when you’re tired. Trying to sleep before that will likely be unsuccessful and cause frustration.
human design generators’ success key #9
Recognize When You Need Rest
There’s so much written about Generator’s strong life force energy, but burnout is still a thing for Generators. And it can be more difficult to see it coming for sacral Energy Types like you.
Tap into your body often and notice if you feel the energy flowing from a place of ease or flowing from a place of adrenaline. And start recognizing your body’s clues that you need a break.
human design generators’ success key #10
Do a Satisfaction Audit
How satisfied are you in various areas of your life?
Partnership → 1-10
Friendships → 1-10
Family dynamics → 1-10
Career → 1-10
Hobbies → 1-10
And is any area a source of frustration? If so, why? And what can you do that will create more satisfaction? Changes don’t have to be extreme, baby steps will eventually get you back into alignment.
Wishing you so much satisfaction, alignment, and love!
Questions about Human Design Generators? Feel free to drop them in the comments.