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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 Evelyn 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)

1663 discussions

MEMBER: Postcards from IE Journey

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

1383 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.

399 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.

218 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.

17 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

19 discussions

FORUM: IE Workbook & Related Media

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

209 discussions


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

13 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.

286 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).

293 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.

664 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Fullness & Satisfaction

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

162 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Body Issues & Honoring

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

193 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Exercise & Gentle Nutrition

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

131 discussions


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

436 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 A surprising 'baby step'

A surprising 'baby step'

Posted by Judith on February 22, 2019

2 trying to make change

trying to make change

Posted by Kt on January 21, 2019

3 Hello New Friends!

Hello New Friends!

Posted by Nancy on February 22, 2019

4 Hello from a recovering disordered eater :)

Hello from a recovering disordered eater :)

Posted by Jay Schnorrer on February 21, 2019

5 Hello from a didn't-think-I-was-dieting Angelino!

Hello from a didn't-think-I-was-dieting Angelino!

Posted by Heather Huff on February 18, 2019



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MEMBER: Introductions

Latest Activity

IE Explore
Jay Schnorrer replied to Jasmine's discussion Parents fat shame me
"Hi Jasmine,  I'm new to IE and your post resonated deeply with me.  I'm still in the throes of bulimia, though it's been so much better since I discovered IE two weeks ago. I'm currently staying with my parents for 3…"
7 minutes ago
Profile IconSarah, Sue Sterrett, Liliana Pellegrini and 3 more joined Intuitive Eating Online Community
8 hours ago

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Katcha - IEing since March 2007 replied to Nancy's discussion Hello New Friends!
"Nancy, I was in my 50s when I started my IE efforts and am so happy to say that after 11 years, I am VERY glad I did. There many women 'of age' here too. Let us know what you think as you rad the book. I found it an eye opener!"
8 hours ago

IE Certified
Katcha - IEing since March 2007 replied to Judith's discussion A surprising 'baby step'
"Sounds like IE Awake territory!!!!! Yippee and BRAVO for you :-) (isn't this the most pleasant and happy making thing to happen)"
9 hours ago
Nancy replied to Nancy's discussion Hello New Friends!
"Thank you Judith! It’s nice to know there is someone my age in the group. I’m sure we share many similar life experiences. I’m hoping the book will be a turning point for me as well. I’ll keep you posted."
14 hours ago
Nancy replied to Nancy's discussion Hello New Friends!
"Thank you for your kind welcome. I’m looking forward to reading the book and starting a new approach to a healthy lifestyle!"
14 hours ago
Franziska replied to Judith's discussion A surprising 'baby step'
"Judith, it is a wondefull thing, when intuitive eating works without thinking about it! I hope, you enjoyed the rest of the bagel ;-)"
16 hours ago

IE Certified
Eeza--Forum Moderator replied to Nancy's discussion Hello New Friends!
"Welcome, Nancy! I'm so glad you are getting the book. It's so much easier to understand what we're talking about if you have read the book.  I look forward to reading your posts as you learn about IE! Katcha, a veteran IE forum…"
18 hours ago
Stephanie Smith-Waterman commented on Katcha - IEing since March 2007's video
18 hours ago

IE Certified
Eeza--Forum Moderator replied to Judith's discussion A surprising 'baby step'
"Isn't it amazing how it all comes together at some point!? :)"
18 hours ago

IE Certified
Eeza--Forum Moderator replied to Kt's discussion trying to make change
"I have considered contacting an IE professional in my area from the resources I found on the IE site, but am leery of that.  Kt, many also provide services online. When I did IE counseling I made some professional contacts and can provide you…"
18 hours ago

Judith replied to Nancy's discussion Hello New Friends!
"Welcome, Nancy!  I started IE about a year ago, after 35 years of dieting and a bout (many years back) with Anorexia.  I'm also 53.  I can honestly say, reading the book was a turning-point (for the better!) in my life! …"
18 hours ago

Judith replied to Judith's discussion A surprising 'baby step'
"Yup, the rest of the bagel is wrapped up and sitting to the side of my desk.  If I get hungry later, I'll grab a bite or two between patients.  If not, that's ok too."
18 hours ago

Finally IE
Carolyn replied to Judith's discussion A surprising 'baby step'
"Judith! What a great place to find yourself! And on to the next item of business... lol, literally at work ;)"
18 hours ago

Judith posted a discussion

A surprising 'baby step'

So, I'm at my desk, multi-tasking while eating lunch (yeah, I know.... but if I want out of my office while it's still daylight, lunchtime is my time to attack at least SOME of my paperwork!!).And I'm really just kind of stuffing my face with a bagel and cream cheese.  Half-tasting it, but definitely not really being fully 'aware'.Then... out of nowhere.... I realized, "I'm full!".  And I put the rest of the bagel down.  Without thinking.  Without analyzing, "How full am I getting?"  "Am I…See More
18 hours ago
Nancy posted a discussion

Hello New Friends!

Hello Friends!  I’m Nancy, 53 and excited to be part of this forum. My relationship with food is not healthy and after trying every fad diet and quick fix known to mankind, I’m happy to have learned about IE. I’m new to this way of eating and am still waiting for my book to be delivered. I’m hoping some of you will be willing to offer some advice in the meantime. I’ve struggled with an eating disorder for 13 years, I want peace and balance in my life and to restore my mind and body to the…See More
19 hours ago

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