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!

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FEATURED DISCUSSIONS

Most interesting and insightful discussions at this forum

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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)

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MEMBER: Postcards from IE Journey

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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PRINCIPLES: Hunger - Body/Non Body (Emotions)

Discussions on reacquainting and reconnecting with biological hunger AND identifying and dealing with non-biological 'hungers' (wants & needs).

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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.

532 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Fullness & Satisfaction

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

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PRINCIPLES: Body Issues & Honoring

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

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PRINCIPLES: Exercise & Gentle Nutrition

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

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NON PRINCIPLE Questions

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

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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 Feeling positive!

Feeling positive!

Posted by Jay R on December 1, 2016

2 Oh the scale.

Oh the scale.

Posted by Elizabeth on December 1, 2016

3 Here's Hoping

Here's Hoping

Posted by Cheryl C on December 2, 2016

4 Biscuits, and a question

Biscuits, and a question

Posted by Cheryl C on December 3, 2016

5 40 years on the diet cycle, 6 months eating intutively

40 years on the diet cycle, 6 months eating intutively

Posted by Jane on December 1, 2016

 
 
 

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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

Jenny replied to Cheryl C's discussion The joy of cooking
"I've really lost any desire to cook over the years, which is something I know I will have to address. Something else to work through with a counsellor and/or dietitian!"
1 hour ago
Kimmy replied to Cheryl C's discussion The joy of cooking
"Me too!!! I have recently just stopped doing this and it feels so freeing. I used to weigh all of the servings to make sure they were exact. It's so nice to just cook and eat!!"
8 hours ago

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Katcha - IEing since March 2007 replied to Sheri's discussion Why does a compliment boomerang?
"Yippee! Your inner rebel is asserting herself! That is such a good sign. Just be a bit cautioned about her maybe REacting a bit overboard - mainly at first - as that is probably typical for one that has been repressed for some time."
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Steph Mader replied to Steph Mader's discussion "Natural" eaters
"Jay R, you are so fortunate to have so many good models! You can think of lunch as an apprenticeship (kidding). I certainly understand "tourist eating" - that's one of my challenges, that "I may never see this food again"…"
10 hours ago

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Sheri replied to Sheri's discussion Why does a compliment boomerang?
"Thanks to both of you. Observing, not judging, my reaction was fascinating and progress. I don't want to focus on the weight again, but honestly can't imagine that after one month, I'd look like a new person. I think that attention,…"
10 hours ago

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Eeza replied to Sheri's discussion Why does a compliment boomerang?
"Katcha gave some great advice.  I want to add in that people don't seem to have a problem mentioning weight loss, but I think mentioning anyone's weight at all is inappropriate (i.e., Would you say, "Wow, you've put on about…"
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Eeza replied to Cheryl C's discussion The joy of cooking
"I have enjoyed cooking and baking a lot more since I've given up counting calories and measuring everything out.  I used to write down the calories for all of my recipes so that way I could easily divide it by how many servings I estimated…"
13 hours ago

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Katcha - IEing since March 2007 replied to Sheri's discussion Why does a compliment boomerang?
"Sheri, sadly we can not predict or moderate what others will say to us. And while the woman probably felt she was paying you a compliment, it instead triggered diet type thoughts for you. This type of occasion is very typical of diet mentality that…"
13 hours ago

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Sheri posted a discussion

Why does a compliment boomerang?

I've been doing IE, happily, gratefully, for about a month. Yesterday a woman who sees me weekly said (in front of a group), "Sheri, I hardly recognize you! You look like a new person. How much weight have you lost?" I stammered that I don't know because I'm not dieting anymore. But all day her comment bothered me and I noticed I was having old diet mentality feelings and curiosity about my weight. I didn't give in to that, but DID eat more than I intended over the undefinable feelings I was…See More
15 hours ago
Suzy replied to Katcha - IEing since March 2007's discussion Diet Mentality - Principle 1
"Thank you so much for the hope-inspiring feedback, Katch! You will never believe what outrageous "sin" I just committed: I ate lunch when I was hungry instead of making myself wait till 2:00p, which I'd been doing for years... Awesome!"
16 hours ago

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Jay R commented on Jay R's blog post Annoying diet talk from colleagues
"I savoured each and every bite and it was DELICIOUS. "
17 hours ago

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Katcha - IEing since March 2007 commented on Jay R's blog post Annoying diet talk from colleagues
"Good diet mentality 'attack' catch Jay! Your co-workers are so totally unaware of how they have been duped into playing a part of diet mentality pushing! And I also found myself thinking - they must like to think they are soooo…"
18 hours ago

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Katcha - IEing since March 2007 replied to Katcha - IEing since March 2007's discussion Diet Mentality - Principle 1
"Do enjoy your freedom Suzy! One thing I have learned about DM is that its like a bad penny, it will always turn up ;-) DM is 'alive' in our human world in so many ways and forms but that doesn't mean that we have to be effected by it…"
18 hours ago

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Katcha - IEing since March 2007 replied to Cheryl C's discussion The joy of cooking
"Bravo for you Cheryl! I too enjoy cooking and baking too. I got dang tired of having to 'meter out' my baking because I was afraid that I would eat everything I made all at once! IE helped me to work thru that silliness and I found a new…"
18 hours ago

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