Women and Men Disagree on “Perfect” Body

Kim Kardashian or Gwen Stefani? Women and Men Disagree on “Perfect” Female Body, How Far to Go to Achieve Ideal Physique New Survey Finds Men More Demanding Than Women of Themselves, Partners When it Comes to Physical Appearance Phoenix, Ariz. – March 23, 2018 – Men and women across the U.S. agree that the ideal…

New Study Reveals Perception About Eating Disorders

Despite a wave of Hollywood films, TV specials and books focusing on the potentially deadly health risks presented by eating disorders, a new study reveals that many Americans don’t view anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and other eating disorders as the life-threatening mental illnesses they are. The January 2018 study conducted for Rosewood Centers for Eating…

Eating Disorders and the Heart Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders Hurt the Heart

Eating disorders can damage every part of the body, the heart and cardiovascular system in particular. At least one-third of deaths in patients with anorexia are attributed to cardiac causes, research shows. With February being American Heart Month, it’s a good time to consider how eating disorders can impact the heart – and why getting…

Rosewood Santa Monica Alum Reflects On One Year In Recovery

One year later: The feelings of gratitude I have for recovery are unmatched in every way. The last year has been one of growth and resilience but also pain and loss. I have mourned the loss of my eating disorder in moments of frustration and anxiety, remembering moments when I escaped into my behaviors in…

Should You Try a Weighted Sleep Blanket?

Should You Try a Weighted Sleep Blanket?

Our alumni group recently got into a lively discussion over the benefits of weighted sleep blankets to relieve anxiety and insomnia. Weighted blankets, also called gravity blankets, usually contain pellets sewn into the pockets of the lining to make them heavier than normal bedding. Weighing from 10 to 25 pounds, the blanket’s pressure is evenly…

Keep Fighting. It Does Get Better.

I cried today. I wasn’t crying out of fear, frustration, anger, confusion, this was not that kind of cry. I was crying because I am happy, I feel joy run through my body. I was crying because of how thankful I am for my recovery & my sobriety. I was crying because around this time…