Episode 67 - The science of scripting your strength

Last week she referred to this tool, and today Mel’s sharing the science behind it. That’s right: we’re talking journaling!

Host and life coach, Mel Trumble, explores the transformative power of journaling, a tool backed by science that can elevate your mental and physical health. Discover how simple pen-to-paper action can lead to profound changes, from boosting your immune system to enhancing your mood and beyond. Tune in to learn how you can harness this accessible superpower to navigate life’s challenges and foster personal growth.

Join Mel as she delves into the remarkable benefits of journaling, a scientifically endorsed practice that offers both emotional and physical healing. Her discussion highlights a comprehensive study from ‘Advances in Psychiatric Treatment’ that synthesizes over 350 peer-reviewed articles, revealing significant health outcomes like reduced doctor visits, improved immune function, and enhanced mental well-being. Through expressive writing, individuals can confront traumatic experiences and engage in cognitive processing, leading to improved mood, resilience, and even better academic and professional performance. This episode illuminates how journaling acts as a tool for introspection, aiding in the management of stress and emotional pain, while also enhancing cognitive abilities and social behaviors.

Key takeaways: 

  • Learn the proven benefits of expressive writing on physical and psychological health.
  • Discover how journaling facilitates emotional processing and cognitive development
  • Understand how regular journaling reduces symptoms of depression and improves immune system function
  • Realize some ways that journaling impacts professional and academic performance
  • Explore some of the social and behavioral changes associated with consistent journaling


“You’re the CEO of your mind, soul, body. That’s you. All those experiences, all those emotions, all those thoughts, you have them. They don’t have you.”  ~ Mel Trumble


Related episode on journaling:

Ep 49 – Journaling 101 And Making Intentional Choices


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