It seems to be a topic I find myself writing a lot about, the dreaded business casual wardrobe. As someone who has been out of the office space for ten years, and had branded clothing before (branding by parent company) this is an odd switch for me.
Disassociation can be likened to excessive daydreaming or zoning out. Everyone does it, and it is a normal coping mechanism which can be very healthy. Everyone feels it in his or her own way, and how I feel may not be exactly how someone else feels.