WELCOME to Living Expressions

Living Expressions engages community to share their lived experiences to empower each other and improve our mental health and well-being.


We invite you to express yourself through telling your story. You can do so through an written piece, poetry, words and images, art and/or photography. Your story will empower others through community, encouragement and learning.

You will be published in a magazine format in print copies that will be placed into mental health clinics to encourage those doing it tough. PDF and print copies are available for purchase.

Do you want to inspire others?

Opportunities waiting for you.
It’s free and you can earn $$

Want to know what’s inside? Take a look.

Want to be inspired? Your $ can help others.

Want to be empowered?
Sit back and listen.

Engaging all ages to share their lived experience through expression.

– Dr Mel Baker, founder of Living Expressions

Be inspired, Be empowered

The more we share our stories, the more we learn about ourselves and empower others. This publication is all about this. We can express ourselves through our stories in a genre that you feel comfortable with and be part of that healing wave in supporting and encouraging each other.

I created this to share my heart and soul into something I know will bring support others; having gone through my own mental health journey. I love design. I love art. I love photography. I love writing. All these have helped me work through my trauma. And above all I love to see you flourish too! Why not share your story?

Go to the Publication tab to see the themes of the month and the preview the current issue. Go to the Submit tab to find details on how to submit your original work.

Motivating and Educating

Whether you have suffered a tremendous loss in your life, gone through horrific trauma, suffered from depression or another mental health disorder, no matter what it is we all have lived experiences to share.



How many times have you gone through a life event feeling like your world has crashed? Or you could be just holding it together, then something so tiny comes in your path and that is the thing that has tipped you over. How we deal with every life event has a significant impact on our …


If there was one golden key that we needed to find in life that we can’t live without, it would be connection. Our existence on this planet can only be because of our connection to all living things and beings. The more we connect with people, nature and animals, the more we will thrive. However, in …


We would love to hear from you!