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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)

1501 discussions

MEMBER: Postcards from IE Journey

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

1238 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.

344 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.

192 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

17 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.

183 discussions


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

7 discussions

FORUM: Feedback & Suggestions

Ideas, suggestions and any feedback for the FORUM here.

43 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Diet Mentality

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

196 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).

235 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.

586 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Fullness & Satisfaction

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

136 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Body Issues & Honoring

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

143 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Exercise & Gentle Nutrition

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

112 discussions


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

401 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 New to IE - feels overwhelming

New to IE - feels overwhelming

Posted by Lisa on January 12, 2018

2 Mindful Eating and Emotional Eating

Mindful Eating and Emotional Eating

Posted by Alex Lindstrom on January 10, 2018

3 Nevertheless She Persisted

Nevertheless She Persisted

Posted by Bridey on January 12, 2018

4 IE explorer feeling some guilt

IE explorer feeling some guilt

Posted by Lisa B. on January 12, 2018

5 IE Workbook Study Group

IE Workbook Study Group

Posted by Crystal Graves on January 1, 2018


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

Mandolin commented on Mandolin's status
"Still trying to navigate around this forum.  I think movement is where I need to begin.  Joints are beginning to hurt."
19 minutes ago
Mandolin posted a discussion

avoiding a quick fix

I'm 50 years old and 50 pounds overweight according to my height.  I've been dieting on and off since I was 14 and about 4 years ago actually met my lifetime goal at WW.  Now it's all back and then some.  I never want to count points or calories again.  I just want to be healthy and at peace with food.  I really want to give IE a try, but I am currently facing knee pain and plantar fasciitis that makes me want a quick fix solution.  But, I know after years of experience that it won't work in…See More
21 minutes ago

IE Explore
Lisa B. updated their profile
43 minutes ago
Allegoria commented on Mandolin's status
"I least for me (BMI 36) ie has made my physical and emotional health a lot stronger as I don’t starve myself anymore but focus more on adequate sleep, relatively healthy eating (veggies, protein, no restriction on carbs but also eat some sweet…"
43 minutes ago

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Katcha - IEing since March 2007 commented on Mandolin's status
"In a word - yes. But probably not as you are currently expecting it to (miracle weight loss). If you are seriously tired of dieting, this forum can support you are you begin and work on your own IE journey. You may want to start here by introducing…"
45 minutes ago
Mandolin posted a status
"I'm new to forums and new to IE. Tired of dieting but 50 pounds overweight. I want to be healthy. Does IE really work?"
51 minutes ago

IE Certified
Katcha - IEing since March 2007 left a comment for Allegoria
"I'm glad my comment (self torture device) helped you to see exactly what purpose the scale serves! (I donated mine to a charity thrift store)"
54 minutes ago
Mandolin updated their profile
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Holly Bryant updated their profile
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Profile IconDonna Alqassar, Vesna, Christy and 6 more joined Intuitive Eating Online Community
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Allegoria left a comment for Katcha - IEing since March 2007
"Thanks Katcha! This has been a long process and I thought I could continue weighing myself with out stress. However after reading here a couple of really good discussions here in which somebody called scale a “self-torture device” I…"
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Katcha - IEing since March 2007 left a comment for Allegoria
"Great profile picture Allegoria! Putting your scale 'out' is a major step on your IE journey :-)"
2 hours ago

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Katcha - IEing since March 2007 replied to Bridey's discussion Nevertheless She Persisted
"'Dread' is another word for fear. So if one 'dreads' the Weight Watcher's point system that means that it is not enjoyed and one tries to avoid it."
2 hours ago

IE Awake
Carolyn replied to Alex Lindstrom's discussion Mindful Eating and Emotional Eating
"I keep a pdf of the IE principles on my computer to refer to from time to time. It's the best thing next to rereading a chapter of the book!"
6 hours ago

IE Certified
JD replied to Lisa B.'s discussion how can i learn to trust that my body won't eat too much when i'm not monitoring it?
"It took me a long time to put weight in the back burner too. But once I did, a whole new world opened up. No more stress. Eating too much for me meant a high number on the hunger scale. It meant discomfort and stomach pain. I started there as a…"
7 hours ago

IE Certified
JD replied to Alex Lindstrom's discussion Mindful Eating and Emotional Eating
"Yes good point ! I used to put them on index cards to remind myself. "
7 hours ago

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