Intuitive Eating Online Community

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

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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!

Forum

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)

1358 discussions

MEMBER: Postcards from IE Journey

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

1126 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.

300 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.

173 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.

156 discussions

FORUM: IE is FUN!

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.

141 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).

185 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.

533 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Fullness & Satisfaction

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

115 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Body Issues & Honoring

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

111 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Exercise & Gentle Nutrition

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

88 discussions

NON PRINCIPLE Questions

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

362 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.

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Top Content 

1 How to Stop When Full?

How to Stop When Full?

Posted by Carolyn on January 18, 2017

2 Feeling Discouraged

Feeling Discouraged

Posted by Misty Sherrill on January 15, 2017

3 Fear of Going into Starvation Mode

Fear of Going into Starvation Mode

Posted by Carolyn on January 15, 2017

4 Natural IE Eaters

Natural IE Eaters

Posted by Tess Knudsen on January 20, 2017

5 Is it normal to gain this much weight while IEing?

Is it normal to gain this much weight while IEing?

Posted by Elizabeth G on January 5, 2017

 
 
 

Welcome New Members!

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

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


IE Awake
Tess Knudsen replied to Christina's discussion Why am I eating and Patience
"It IS part of the healing process and you WILL get past it! When you are concerned about what others think/might think, it takes the focus off where it needs to be - YOU!  It also makes you more self-conscious, not in a good way, so now that…"
1 hour ago
Carolyn replied to Christina's discussion Why am I eating and Patience
"Eeza, Very insightful on many levels, not just IE."
8 hours ago
Christina replied to Christina's discussion Why am I eating and Patience
"I absolutely agree. And, even I found they are thinking of me, it's none of my business. It's about what I think, and what's truth. It's just old habits,"
10 hours ago

IE Awake
Eeza replied to Christina's discussion Why am I eating and Patience
"I've learned that most people are too self-absorbed to really think about you too much.  If they do, it's not the extent that you think.  And like you said, it's of no use! "
11 hours ago
Christina replied to Christina's discussion Why am I eating and Patience
"Thanks! Definitely letting my thoughts drive it. Great point to refocus. Y s, it's not about what my husband thinks. It's about what I think others might be thinking, which is of no use."
13 hours ago

IE Awake
Eeza replied to Christina's discussion Why am I eating and Patience
"I think your husband is liking how you're eating.  He just didn't have a good baseline when he made his initial comment!  He didn't know that you were hiding food from him, so he had no idea how much sugar you were consuming…"
14 hours ago
Christina posted a discussion

Why am I eating and Patience

Hello. I'm about 4 months in, after 37 years of dieting. I feel good, even when feeling bad. I feel badly sometimes, b/c of old, ingrained diet mentality. But, I feel good b/c i am not longer getting onto that merry go round of insanity, or at least not getting on it on purpose, and not staying on it once I realize it. The other night, I was eating some pop tarts in front of my husband, and he asked about all the sugar I was eating of late, as I've stopped hiding my eating- for the most part.…See More
15 hours ago
Carolyn replied to Carolyn's discussion How to Stop When Full?
"8 minutes on a timer seems reasonable and practical :)"
15 hours ago
Christina replied to Misty Sherrill's discussion Feeling Discouraged
"Great insights Misty. Thank you for that! I'm into this, about 4 months. After 37 years of dieting. I find it's two steps forward, one step back, and sometimes the opposite of that. Being patient with this process, my thinking, etc., is…"
15 hours ago
Liza replied to Alesia's discussion A word about putting weight loss on the backburner.....
"I couldn't agree more. Started IE to lose weight without having to count calories if im honest, but along the way I have learned that being thinner doesn't make me more worthy, or loveable or happy. I am learning to divorce my weight with…"
15 hours ago
Barb left a comment for Palestrina
"Hi Palestrina. I love your name because I love the composer. I'm very much into choral and solo singing. I'm also enjoying your posts. You strike me as a very intelligent and accomplished woman. Thanks for sharing."
16 hours ago
Barb replied to Alesia's discussion A word about putting weight loss on the backburner.....
"Thank you Tess. I will continue to work on that."
16 hours ago

IE Awake
Eeza replied to Elizabeth G's discussion Is it normal to gain this much weight while IEing?
"Elizabeth G, it took me a while to differentiate between the two as well.  There are times when I will eat a little more of something consciously because it satisfies another need and it serves as self-compassion.  However, when I check in…"
16 hours ago
Elizabeth G replied to Carolyn's discussion How to Stop When Full?
"I'm so glad you posted this, Carolyn, because I have a REALLY hard time with this, too. I've found that I am a slve to portion sizes. I WILL eat an entire granola bar, even if I really only need one bite, because I am so used to thinking…"
16 hours ago
Elizabeth G replied to Elizabeth G's discussion Is it normal to gain this much weight while IEing?
"Isn't it so strange that we have the power to stop ourselves from eating too much and feeling uncomfortable/sick and yet sometimes we go ahead and do it anyway?? I've been trying to remember that OVEREATING MAKES ME FEEL SICK AND…"
17 hours ago
Elizabeth G replied to Elizabeth G's discussion Is it normal to gain this much weight while IEing?
"Oh he totally does wish he could take it back, he actually told me that the other day! I admitted to him that I was feeling a lot of pressure to "lose weight to save the marriage" and we had a good long talk about how that's a bit…"
17 hours ago

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