Author Archives: Camille

How to Handle Dessert Parties

Last night I was at an event with an array of enticing little desserts spread across a huge table. There must have been twelve different options at least! In my former life, when I couldn't stop myself from overeating, this would have been a huge temptation that ended in disappointment and frustration. Here are a ...

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How to Set Realistic Weight Loss Goals You WILL Keep

If you already have a copy of my book Stop Overeating Today!, you know that my first chapter/tip talks about the tortoise and the hare and advises people to not try to revamp their entire eating and exercise routines overnight. I want people to be excited when they read the book and be zealous, but ...

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Rubber Band Theory – How Dieting Can Make You Snap

Every once in a while people get too zealous with their eating goals and they set their goals unrealistically high. Maybe someone's goal is to get by on 1500 calories per day while they are exercising at the gym (not enough). They may last five ...

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Eating Quickly and Overeating Go Hand in Hand

I know you've all heard this, but I just wanted to remind you and give you a fresh tip to eating slowly. Scientific research has shown that eating too quickly delays the release of hormones that tells your body it is full. Slowing down while ...

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Don’t Let Your Box Define You

I was at church the other day and the speaker said something that reminded me of what a life coach would say. He said, "Don't let the box of your life define you. Be whatever you need to be in the moment." As I was ...

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Obese contestants who exercise for a grueling six hours a day and change their eating habits for 15 intense weeks of TV filming are not bound to see long term-results. Camille McConnell, author of Stop Overeating Today, asserts: “Even if a contestant were to lose 100 pounds and feel fabulous, the high from losing weight ...

Taylor Swift’s Advice to Stop Overeating

I was flipping through a WebMD magazine at my baby doctor appointment this morning and there was a big picture of Taylor Swift on the cover. Interesting, I thought. What does she have to say about health issues? I didn't know much about the young star ...

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The Single BEST Thing to Do to Avoid Overeating

When I was writing the book Stop Overeating Today!, I used this tip to develop each of the 33 stop overeating strategies. I never actually came out and shared this tip in my book, so this is new. It takes effort on your part, but ...

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Are You Sick of Being Stuck?

I went to the beach in Newport Beach yesterday at 28th Street. Growing up, I was more of a dare devil and didn't care how cold the water was. I would just run and jump in. Nowadays, I take my time, refusing ...

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The Secret to Stop Overeating with Self-Psychology Part 2

Now, an example that relates to overeating. Shannon has been overeating for the past eight years and is unhappy with how she looks and how she treats her body. She deals with a lot of guilt and thinks, “I am a weak person.” That ...

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