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I recently returned home from a long time abroad and have found resettling a challenge. Initially I thought it would just take time and being pro active in creating a healthy body and full new life but rather that improve it has steadily gotten worse in the last two months. Recently my feeling have become far worse, I feel completely disconnected from the people around me as if am playing a role, even receiving good news - like a new job did not make me feel good. If anything I was upset that the phone call woke me early, disturbing my time of peace! This and similar situations leave me feeling terribly self indulgent and guilty that I can't even appreciate blessings which of course makes me feel worse. I can't concentrate and or retain simple information. I feel on edge like at any moment something will give or break for lack of a better description - the whole experience is quite frightening. Do you believe this may be a normal response that can be improved without drug therapy? What can I do to feel better?

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