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)

1602 discussions

MEMBER: Postcards from IE Journey

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

1342 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.

375 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.

210 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.

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FORUM: Guidelines, Navigation & Posting Tips

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

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FORUM: Announcements

Forum Events, forum changes & notices effecting forum & members

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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.

198 discussions


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

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FORUM: Feedback & Suggestions

Ideas, suggestions and any feedback for the FORUM here.

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PRINCIPLES: Diet Mentality

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

256 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).

277 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.

643 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Fullness & Satisfaction

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

156 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Body Issues & Honoring

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

179 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Exercise & Gentle Nutrition

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

125 discussions


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

426 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 Huffpost article

Huffpost article

Posted by Allegoria on September 20, 2018

2 Some thoughts after a week in

Some thoughts after a week in

Posted by Amelia on September 22, 2018

3 Re-reading IE and making plans

Re-reading IE and making plans

Posted by Beth Moore on September 23, 2018

4 Hello!


Posted by Lauren on September 23, 2018

5 Acid Reflux and other Rants

Acid Reflux and other Rants

Posted by Alex Lindstrom on September 20, 2018



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For an overview of this forum and hints for using it, go to this link -

Forum 'tour'

The members here look forward to welcoming you and reading what you have to say and share about Intuitive Eating. You can begin here with posting in -

MEMBER: Introductions

Latest Activity

Profile IconNatalia Buchanan, Karen Bowen, Joanne and 19 more joined Intuitive Eating Online Community
5 hours ago

Finally IE
Carolyn replied to Tiffany Schwieterman's discussion 14 Months & Still Curious!
"Tiffany, "As soon as I said that out loud, I knew my answer - the tuna salad sandwich was speaking to me. Future meals and what will/won't be available doesn't matter - what my body wants/needs now is what matters." This was a…"
5 hours ago

Finally IE
Carolyn replied to Alex Lindstrom's discussion "Yes" Instead of "No"
"Alex, "I can start focusing on what I want instead of focusing on avoiding what I don't want." Isn't there a saying 'what we resist-- persists!' So if we focus on what we don't want and keep trying to push it away,…"
6 hours ago

Finally IE
Carolyn replied to Josef Růžička's discussion Willpower topic
"Alex, "When I gently tell myself that I'll always be able to have something, it looses it's appeal, and it is definitely more enjoyable when I eat it when my body REALLY craves it (and not just my diet mind)." These mindset…"
6 hours ago

IE Explore
Amelia replied to Jennifer's discussion New here
"Welcome, Jennifer! I am new here too. This seems to be a very supportive community full of kind people. :) I am the opposite of you in a way - I have read the book and want the workbook but don’t have it yet. Need to pick that up soon!"
6 hours ago

IE Certified
Eeza--Moderator and IE Counselor replied to Jennifer's discussion New here
"Welcome, Jennifer!  This is a wonderful community and I'm so glad you are here. Once you read the book, this will all make more sense. Feel free to ask questions along the way. You can also do a search of the forum (top right corner of the…"
8 hours ago
Jennifer replied to Jennifer's discussion New here
"Yay! Food Psych has been my go-to. I'll check out the other ones!"
9 hours ago

IE Certified
Tiffany Schwieterman posted a discussion

14 Months & Still Curious!

Hi! I recently shared this with a group that I'm a part of. I thought it might be helpful here as well:I had some noteworthy food experiences this week. Perhaps they will be interesting to you if not encouraging.1) I bought bakery quality chocolate chip cookies for my kids. I'm not big into cookies in general, but chocolate chip cookies are one of my least favorite. However, I was doing the dishes, saw them sitting there, and felt a desire to have one. I thought that was weird because normally…See More
9 hours ago

IE Certified
Tiffany Schwieterman replied to Jennifer's discussion New here
"Podcasts have been a major part of my journey as well. In the beginning, it was Food Psych, Body Kindness, The Body Love Project, and Love, Food. I've recently expanded to include Intuitive Bites, Fat & Faithful, & Don't Salt my…"
9 hours ago
Jennifer replied to Jennifer's discussion New here
"That is so good to hear, Tiffany! There's a podcast I've been listening to that has been super helpful, but I am ready to take this further. Thank you!"
9 hours ago

IE Certified
Tiffany Schwieterman replied to Cari Corbet-Owen's discussion Ditching the scale
"Wow - what a great idea! I wasn't nearly this creative. I just told my husband that if he wants to keep the scale and weigh himself, to please keep it out of sight from me. He was/is supportive and accommodating. It was hard at first (a month…"
9 hours ago

IE Certified
Tiffany Schwieterman replied to Jennifer's discussion New here
"Welcome Jennifer! The book completely rocked my world, and then the workbook took it a step further for me. Congrats on starting your IE journey! "
9 hours ago
Jennifer posted a discussion

New here

Hello, I'm new here. Just saying hello! I started the IE workbook last night. I have the IE book itself but have not dived in yet. :) See More
9 hours ago
Jennifer posted a status
"Hi, I am new here. :)"
9 hours ago
Jennifer updated their profile
9 hours ago

IE Explore
Amelia replied to Amelia's discussion Some thoughts after a week in
"Thank you, Hillary! It is true - it does feel like a whole new world. I feel very excited and happy about the opportunity that this journey presents to be more in touch with myself and to have an accepting relationship with food and my body. I know…"
10 hours ago

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