Intuitive Eating Online Community

Empowering you to create a healthy relationship with food, mind, and body.


Our Intuitive Eating Community (based on the book Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole & Elyse Resch) is a safe and nurturing place -- free from "diet talk", "fat talk", and body bashing.

It's a place to get inspiration & support for your Intuitive Eating journey.

It's free to join, but you will need to sign-up.  Elyse and I are dedicated to maintaining a 100% free membership.

This is your community and we are very open to feedback.  Please feel free leave suggestions in the Forum: Feedback & Suggestions about features that you would like to see in your Intuitive Eating Community!


MEMBER: Introductions

Introduce yourself to the Community - your history tidbits, what brought you to the forum, general information about you. (NO QUESTIONS asked in Intro - those to go in correct Category)

1447 discussions

MEMBER: Postcards from IE Journey

Share ALL your experiences - baby steps, challenges, whines, rants & IE issues you ponder too.

1183 discussions

MEMBER: Inspiration & Success Stories

Congratulate yourself and inspire others! Positive steps you have done and what made these happen for you. Please feel free to elaborate on any or all of the above questions.

322 discussions

MEMBER: Special/Medical Needs + IE & Children

This is the place to post about food intolerance/allergies, and medical conditions, as it relates to Intuitive Eating.

181 discussions

MEMBER: Men & Intuitive Eating

Welcome to our brothers! Let us know what is important for you. The moderator for this section David Orozco, MS, RD who is a certified Intuitive Eating Counselor.

11 discussions

FORUM: Guidelines, Navigation & Posting Tips

Forum guidelines, Suggested participation and Helpful forum hints,& Notes,

9 discussions

FORUM: Announcements

Forum Events, forum changes & notices effecting forum & members

15 discussions

FORUM: IE Related Media

Share and discuss IE related articles, Video/Audio links and reviews of books other than Intuitive Eating by Tribole and Resch.

169 discussions


Post silly diet cartoon, perhaps an eating joke, OR funny story related to IEing. Everyone benefits from a great GRIN :-)

5 discussions

FORUM: Feedback & Suggestions

Ideas, suggestions and any feedback for the FORUM here.

49 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Diet Mentality

Discussions on thoughts about dieting, what diet mentality is and how it effects you.

169 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Hunger - Body/Non Body (Emotions)

Discussions on reacquainting and reconnecting with biological hunger AND identifying and dealing with non-biological 'hungers' (wants & needs).

215 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Permission to Eat, Making Peace with Food

Discussions on foods thoughts and issues, Food Police intrusions, rigid rules and permission to fuel and nourish your body.

557 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Fullness & Satisfaction

Discussions on reacquainting and reconnecting with body sensations and reactions to eating - foods and body feedback.

124 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Body Issues & Honoring

Discussions about YOUR body, how you view it, what it IS and how to honor it.

131 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Exercise & Gentle Nutrition

Discussions on embracing these factors for body contentment as well as releasing these from negative effects against your body.

104 discussions


Diet oriented and social issues such as - WEIGHT, scale, FAT/thin pressure, eat timing etc.

381 discussions

CHAT with Certified Intuitive Eating PRO

Each month we have a live chat discussion with a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. Each chat is centered around one of the principles of Intuitive Eating. This is the place to ask your questions for upcoming chats.

6 discussions

Top Content 

1 Fear of gaining more weight.

Fear of gaining more weight.

Posted by Liz on July 20, 2017

2 Overeating when trying to listen to hunger cues

Overeating when trying to listen to hunger cues

Posted by Kira Furie on July 19, 2017

3 IE Wins!

IE Wins!

Posted by Palestrina on July 16, 2017

4 Hunger at Work

Hunger at Work

Posted by Angie on July 18, 2017

5 Slightly New (:

Slightly New (:

Posted by Jennifer on July 21, 2017


Welcome New Members!

Please begin by reading the informative posts found at this link -


The members here look forward to welcoming you and reading what you have to say and share about Intuitive Eating.

Latest Activity

IE Explore
GrandmaK replied to MPS's discussion Stopping the self fulfilling mindset
"Welcome MPS,  Are you using the hunger scale to determine your hunger?  That really helps me. And yes walking into the kitchen or opening the refrigerator door can be triggering to me – usually because I know there is a…"
41 minutes ago

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Katcha - IEing since March 2007 replied to Katcha - IEing since March 2007's discussion DOWN with DIEting!!
"Love this!"
1 hour ago

IE Explore
Christine M replied to Katcha - IEing since March 2007's discussion DOWN with DIEting!!
2 hours ago

Finally IE
Alexandrina replied to Katcha - IEing since March 2007's discussion Silent Partners
"A brilliant idea Katcha...! Your last paragraph is apt for me in that I HAVE moved on from needing the support of the forum. And I probably won't be responding to comments or replies....BUT that doesn't mean I have forgotten any of you! I…"
2 hours ago

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Katcha - IEing since March 2007 left a comment for Miriam
"Love your profile image! I'm a 'dog' person too :-)"
4 hours ago
Miriam updated their profile
4 hours ago

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Katcha - IEing since March 2007 replied to Katcha - IEing since March 2007's discussion Silent Partners
"Mary B long time dieter Jules long time dieter Alexandrina long time dieter Eeza Younger with anorexic concerns Jay R Younger with body image and social concerns Jesse A. Younger Guy with orthorexia Devon Guy - long time dieter CindyRB long time…"
5 hours ago

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Katcha - IEing since March 2007 posted a discussion

Silent Partners

New members often seek a 'partner' to share and enrich their IE efforts with. An alternative that this forum can offer is selecting what I call a Silent Partner.The following list contains links to members who have participated here leaving a legacy of posts that reflect their IE journey (from IE Ready to IE Crystallization).Clicking on the Member's name (purple letters = link), that will take you to their forum Profile Page. There look to the left column and under the member's profile image…See More
5 hours ago
Elizabeth replied to Elizabeth 's discussion Hard to change
"So it is very hard to get rid of the diet mentality . Things like " I must be good " . The good thing was that no one here today was dieting so that was easy . Had a really nice dinner and yes I had lots of cake. I looked forward to that .…"
6 hours ago
Profile IconKathleen, Kim Gerard, Aalix Roake and 3 more joined Intuitive Eating Online Community
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Katcha - IEing since March 2007 replied to Elizabeth 's discussion Hard to change
"EXCELLENT insights Elizabeth!! Being able to peel back the layers of 'stuff(ing?!?)' that restriction/dieting has built up within you does take such observations. Plus when you gift yourself a life TIME to 'get' IE, the efforts…"
7 hours ago

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Katcha - IEing since March 2007 commented on Eeza's event Guided Start Course
"Carley, when I checked on a time zone converter site I found that yes, 5:30 (17:30)PM (US Pacific zone) is indeed 9:30 AM for you in Adelaide - HOWEVER it would be the 'next' day. So the Monday 5:30PM class would happen on TUESDAY 9:30AM…"
8 hours ago
Kira Furie replied to Alex Lindstrom's discussion Mind and Body Not Agreeing
"Hey Alex! I totally understand where you are coming from. I am new on my IE journey as well and have a past of restrictive eating. I also find my brain telling me to eat foods that my body doesn't want. But as Carolyn said, getting through…"
8 hours ago

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Eeza commented on Eeza's event Guided Start Course
"Carley, I don't really pay attention tot the "Latest Activity" on the side, but I just so happened to peek over and see this (I usually just go to the most recent discussions and my inbox).  It sounds like 5:30 PST is 10am your…"
10 hours ago

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Eeza replied to Elizabeth 's discussion Hard to change
"One thing I notice is that your post isn't all negative. You are finding the positives in each day!!  Just remember that you've been dieting for years, so 5 days into IE is not even a blink of an eye.  You are doing great and it…"
10 hours ago

IE Awake
Carolyn replied to Elizabeth 's discussion Hard to change
"Elizabeth, It's great that you are rereading parts of the IE book and some posts here. Hopefully you can find posts that relate to the principle(s) you are working on for yourself. I'm so sorry that you had to endure what you endured…"
11 hours ago

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