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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!

Top Content 

1 What are your triggers?

What are your triggers?

Posted by Eeza on January 31, 2016

2 I went away, and now I am back

I went away, and now I am back

Posted by AutumnSunshine on February 2, 2016

3 Body 'ideal' repulsive?

Body 'ideal' repulsive?

Posted by Katcha - IEing since March 2007 on February 4, 2016

4 Starting with a new mindset

Starting with a new mindset

Posted by Jess Hamid on February 4, 2016

5 Besides hunger and full

Besides hunger and full

Posted by Jess Hamid on February 1, 2016


Forum: Guidelines, Navigation & Posting Tips

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

8 discussions

Forum: Announcements

Forum Events, forum changes & notices effecting forum & members

12 discussions

Forum: IE Related Media & Book Reviews

Share and discuss IE related articles/link and reviews of books other than Intuitive Eating by Tribole and Resch.

163 discussions

Forum: Feedback & Suggestions

Place your ideas, suggestions and any feedback about the forum here.

46 discussions

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)

1220 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.

9 discussions

Member: Postcards from IE Journey

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

918 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.

270 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.

153 discussions

Member: NON Principle Questions

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

314 discussions

Principles: Diet Mentality

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

86 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).

147 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.

477 discussions

Principles: Fullness & Satisfaction

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

92 discussions

Principles: Body Issues & Honoring

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

73 discussions


Welcome New Members!

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Forum: Guidelines, Navigation & Posting Tips

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

Latest Activity

Eeza replied to Amanda's discussion Winning
"Amanda, thank you for the words of encouragement! It is always good to hear, especially after a day like I had this past Thursday!"
24 minutes ago
Amanda replied to Amanda's discussion Winning
"IE activity this morning - exploring the various IE voices from yesterday, some of which felt threatening today. IE Voice Exercise Food Police: You ate too much crap yesterday. You didn't make the best healthy choices when you could have. You…"
1 hour ago
Amanda replied to Amanda's discussion Winning
"Patience is such a pain some days (I'd even argue most days!) but it's what keeps me returning to IE even when I've strayed. I believe in it and I've noticed huge changes in myself, most notably kindnesses toward myself, which…"
1 hour ago
Suzanne Kiefaber updated their profile
2 hours ago
Suzanne Kiefaber replied to Evelyn-CoAuthor Intuitive Eating's discussion Recording from Dec 9th Chat with an IE Pro is available!
"Hi Evelyn, thanks for posting the chats in the archives.  I am new to the community and this has been so helpful!  I cannot get Principle 5, Respect Fullness to work.  The link seems to be broken.  Is there another way I can…"
2 hours ago

IE Ready
Leslie commented on Katcha - IEing since March 2007's event FREE Guided Start course for IE Newbies
"Kat - sounds like you are off to an excellent start. So happy to hear."
8 hours ago

IE Awake
Mary B replied to Jess Hamid 's discussion Starting with a new mindset
"Sometimes I'm not sure if I'm hungry or thirsty. When this happens, I have a cup of tea or water, wait for about 20 minutes and re-evaluate."
9 hours ago
Sarah replied to Jess Hamid 's discussion Starting with a new mindset
"I think sometimes I just feel like food and this may be the beginning of hunger but because of years of restricting I don't recognise it as hunger and think it's just craving .it might even be thirst"
11 hours ago
Sarah replied to Mary B's discussion Elimination diet
"I found if I eat less and limit my bread to one slice a day and my dairy to one serve a day I have fewer stomach issues . But there are still quite a few things I can't eat...mostly fruit. You are right our bodies are unique but interesting"
11 hours ago
Sarah replied to Jess Hamid 's discussion Starting with a new mindset
"I think you are right,if I eat nuts and fruit I eat less"
11 hours ago
Eeza replied to Amanda's discussion Winning
"Amanda, your words are inspiring because I think patience is hard.  I want to be at peace with food NOW!  I just keep reminding myself that it took me years to get to the point where I was when I decided I needed help.  It's been…"
12 hours ago
Eeza replied to Jess Hamid 's discussion Starting with a new mindset
"I am this way too and I also think it is from restricting for so long.  I was  only familiar with the feeling of famished.  I have been getting better though and am able to tell when the first feelings of hunger come up."
12 hours ago
Amanda posted a discussion


I don't recall when I began my IE journey, it has to have been years ago. That's when I first read the book though. Since then, there have been many ups and downs, I'm talking binges that devastated me with shame and guilt. I can't quite recall when things started changing for me. It absolutely has been a process, an epic journey. What I do know is that by not giving up, I have told the Food Police where to go; I have embraced the nurturer; celebrated each Food Anthropologist observation; and I…See More
13 hours ago

IE Awake
Mary B replied to Jess Hamid 's discussion Starting with a new mindset
"One reason I almost always eat sitting at the kitchen table is because we sometimes have an ant problem. So for years, we pretty much confine eating to the kitchen. Once when my boys made a "fort" in the living room, I let them have some…"
13 hours ago

IE Awake
Mary B replied to Jess Hamid 's discussion Starting with a new mindset
"That's great, Sarah, that you no longer binge on chocolate, but still enjoy it. Some people refer to that process as "decriminalizing" a food. I've also decriminalized other foods, such as cookies, potato chips, fries, candied…"
13 hours ago

IE Awake
Mary B replied to Mary B's discussion Elimination diet
"I think the elimination diet is helping my medical issues. A friend of mine had stomach issues. Her doctor recommended a gluten free diet for 6 weeks. After 6 weeks, she did not see any improvement. She figured she might as well eat up the rest of…"
14 hours ago

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