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Sand castles

What many people don't realize about depression is that it isn't gone just because someone is happy and smiling. It is always there just below the surface. Depression is like a lake with a beach. Scoop out a handful of sand and water comes seeping in to fill the hole. The trick to surviving each day is to build up and leave the digging to those who can handle getting wet. Today I've got my plastic bucket and a shovel and I am off to build a castle.

Christopher Muggridge
Christopher Muggridge
Christopher Muggridge is a creative writer based in London, Canada. He engages in a wide range of writing styles including poetry, personal essays, articles, short stories, novels; as well as whatever else may float his boat or tickle his fancy. He is not adverse to drawing on personal experience to write about mental health issues or his perspectives on human interaction.

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