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)

1403 discussions

MEMBER: Postcards from IE Journey

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

1156 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.

310 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.

177 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.

10 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

14 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.

165 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 :-)

5 discussions

FORUM: Feedback & Suggestions

Ideas, suggestions and any feedback for the FORUM here.

48 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Diet Mentality

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

151 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).

201 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.

546 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Fullness & Satisfaction

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

117 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Body Issues & Honoring

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

121 discussions

PRINCIPLES: Exercise & Gentle Nutrition

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

94 discussions

NON PRINCIPLE Questions

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

369 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 Still secretly binging

Still secretly binging

Posted by AnnekeN on April 17, 2017

2 Gym

Gym

Posted by Allegoria on April 20, 2017

3 When to buy new clothes

When to buy new clothes

Posted by T on March 10, 2017

4 Introducing myself (an ex-raw foodist)

Introducing myself (an ex-raw foodist)

Posted by Sapphire on April 20, 2017

5 Small steps are annoying, but it's what i have to do.

Small steps are annoying, but it's what i have to do.

Posted by Jessica L. Specht on April 22, 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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Katcha - IEing since March 2007 replied to Caryn O.'s discussion New to IE
"Caryn I found that labeling food and eating to be misleading (basically diet mentality) so I decided that I would instead determine if what (when/how) I ate was 'body appreciated or not' to be what I would use for helping me to honor my…"
23 minutes ago
Caryn O. replied to Caryn O.'s discussion New to IE
"Nearly three years later, and I'm back to looking into IE to make peace with my eating. In the past couple of years I was on a diet that limited a lot of things during the week and allowed them on the weekend. I was never quite able, in those…"
2 hours ago

IE CRYSTAL
Carolyn replied to Jessica L. Specht's discussion Small steps are annoying, but it's what i have to do.
"Jessica, When we teach others about anything, it deepens our own understanding and practice. If you can teach someone else how to do something, it makes you better at it, so keep teaching and showing.  Sometimes I respond to a post and I feel…"
8 hours ago
Jenny replied to Alex Lindstrom's discussion New Here!
"Hi Alex, just responded on another post but then saw this intro post. Welcome. I'm about 7 months into this journey and agree this is the only sane way to be. When I started to I committed to 12 months of IE, to hopefully ward away any…"
12 hours ago
Jenny replied to Jessica L. Specht's discussion Small steps are annoying, but it's what i have to do.
"This is a great perspective. Feel the same way at times, but know that we will only get out of this group what we put into it."
12 hours ago
Jenny replied to Alex Lindstrom's discussion Clothing Drama
"{{{Hugs}}} Alex. I came to IE after my last weight loss came back +50%, and I am continuing to gain as I unrestrict. Weight loss may come, but not any time soon. It's really just a number/size. Modern society is pretty cruel to people of larger…"
12 hours ago
Britta replied to Alex Lindstrom's discussion Clothing Drama
"Comfort instead of size brings me such peace of mind. It made me happy to read it. In the past it was maddening focusing on an arbitrary number on a tag. For the first few years of IE I even removed all the size tags on my clothes."
15 hours ago

Finally IE
Alexandrina replied to Jessica L. Specht's discussion Small steps are annoying, but it's what i have to do.
"Oh I can really relate to your post Jessica... I have been on my journey for just over two years and I can't count the number of times I would question myself as to whether I actually had the "right" to advise others when I was still…"
22 hours ago

IE Certified
Katcha - IEing since March 2007 replied to Katcha - IEing since March 2007's discussion Foods & Eating (what could be more fun?!?)
22 hours ago

IE Certified
Katcha - IEing since March 2007 replied to Jessica L. Specht's discussion Small steps are annoying, but it's what i have to do.
"I found that my own 'supporting' efforts (of others) were also actually my own way of supporting myself too. I came to call this my 'osmosis' method, basically a variant of 'fake-it-til-you-make-it'. Either way, the…"
23 hours ago

IE Certified
Katcha - IEing since March 2007 replied to Alex Lindstrom's discussion Clothing Drama
"Alex if you can, how about considering your clothes in terms of comfort instead of a 'size'? Any number tagged onto a piece of clothing is really more arbitrary than actual reference for your body. Besides, our bodies change all the time!…"
23 hours ago
Profile IconDaniela , Sheryl Brotman, Lisa Homan and 2 more joined Intuitive Eating Online Community
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Finally IE
Alexandrina replied to Allegoria's discussion Gym
"Oh I second that Patricia...! Going to the gym does NOT bring me joy either... I am in the process of dusting off my bike from storage and I also do yoga...! And swimming is my other love so I go once a week. Doing things you love is definitely a…"
yesterday
Allegoria replied to Allegoria's discussion Gym
"I myself am now more interest walking outside because of spring weather. I also do some stretching and Pilates workouts but mainly I just like to walk outside and experience the light and warmth. I might still join that gym in the autumn after the…"
yesterday

IE CRYSTAL
Patricia replied to Allegoria's discussion Gym
"I started working on my fitness / movement goals a month or two before I started my IE journey.  I have belonged to a gym in the past, but found it pretty boring and never was able to make myself go regularly.  More recently, I was doing…"
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