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)

1463 discussions

MEMBER: Postcards from IE Journey

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

1197 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.

329 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.

187 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,

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FORUM: Announcements

Forum Events, forum changes & notices effecting forum & members

16 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.

177 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 :-)

6 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.

176 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).

222 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.

568 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Fullness & Satisfaction

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

131 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Body Issues & Honoring

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

137 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Exercise & Gentle Nutrition

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

107 discussions

NON PRINCIPLE Questions

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

386 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 Restricting vs. avoiding food allergy

Restricting vs. avoiding food allergy

Posted by Cassie on September 16, 2017

2 6 Month IE Reflection

6 Month IE Reflection

Posted by Angie on September 14, 2017

3 Just a Vent about This Principle

Just a Vent about This Principle

Posted by Alex Lindstrom on September 15, 2017

4 Longevity and The Obesity Paradox

Longevity and The Obesity Paradox

Posted by Katcha - IEing since March 2007 on September 14, 2017

5 Peace with Coffee

Peace with Coffee

Posted by Carolyn on September 15, 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.

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IE Certified
Eeza replied to Ronni Hunter's discussion Newbie from Lakewood Colorado
"One more thing!  I forgot to share with you that there is a Guided Start course that is coming up in the Fall that may be helpful to you as a newcomer.  It will consist of 6 sessions over 3 weeks to help get you started with IE. If you are…"
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IE Certified
Katcha - IEing since March 2007 replied to Ronni Hunter's discussion Newbie from Lakewood Colorado
"Welcome Ronni. Boy has your dear body gone thru a LOT in your efforts to be 'trim & healthy'! Like you I also read Geenen Roth's books, even attended one of her 2 day seminars, but couldn't incorporate what worked for her in…"
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IE Certified
Eeza replied to Ronni Hunter's discussion Newbie from Lakewood Colorado
"Welcome, Ronni!   Your story is so common. Dieting, gaining weight, dieting gaining weight, etc.  I'm glad you found us here though.  Everyone is very supportive, so read and post often.    Also, I am the…"
16 hours ago
Ronni Hunter posted a discussion

Newbie from Lakewood Colorado

Hello!I'm new to IE and this Community.  I'm 48 years old and I've been dieting since my late teens.  In my mid 20's I read most of Geneen Roth's books on giving up dieting and gained about 80 pounds.  I somehow missed something and never got the hang of what she was saying.  Went back to dieting, lost a lot of weight and kept it off for about 5 years before gaining again.  Tried the Geneen Roth thing again and ended up about 100 pounds overweight.  Eventually I had lap band surgery.  That went…See More
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IE Certified
Katcha - IEing since March 2007 commented on Katcha - IEing since March 2007's video
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Katcha on her 'dear' body

"Linda, I smile when I think of you calling your body 'honey' - so sweet!"
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IE Certified
Katcha - IEing since March 2007 replied to Jennifer's discussion Love This Article!!!
"The 'hunger-fullness' diet is a very normal reaction when beginning the IE process. To me it show just how strong diet mentality IS for most people. Being aware of diet mentality is a big part of the IE process, then one can begin to…"
20 hours ago
Catherine Maier replied to Liz's discussion Fear of Principle 5 - Respect your fullness
"What an insightful way to describe (yet another) way of emotional eating. It's really given me a lot to think about."
20 hours ago
Linda Newberg commented on Katcha - IEing since March 2007's video
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Katcha on her 'dear' body

" I have decided to call my body "honey" since that is a term of endearment to me--I, too, am short, 5"1 and have a curvy body.  I ate too much bread yesterday and was uncomfortable during the night.  I was practicing…"
21 hours ago

IE Awake
Carolyn replied to Jennifer's discussion Love This Article!!!
"I think this is a very relevant article. The hunger/fullness diet is a real part of many of our journeys as is the don't eat for emotions rule. Once we throw the rules out, sometimes it's difficult to find solid ground to stand…"
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Allegoria replied to Jennifer's discussion Love This Article!!!
"Thanks for sharing, article could have as well has been written by me"
yesterday

IE Certified
Eeza replied to Jennifer's discussion Love This Article!!!
"I've read this before, but it's still a good read!  I think many people can make IE into a diet because they are so used to having the rules of dieting. "
yesterday
Jennifer posted a discussion

Love This Article!!!

Not sure if this is for everyone, but for me who was a little bit turning intuitive eating into something that felt like it had it's own rules, and those rules could feel a little bit like a diet in the beginning I just love this!!http://www.refinery29.com/intuitive-eating-diet-mentalitySee More
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Jennifer replied to Alex Lindstrom's discussion Just a Vent about This Principle
"Completely agree with this!! I think that satisfied is probably the #1 thing for me as to making me feel done and not wanting more & not being tempted to eat for reasons outside of hunger."
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