The consequences of losing focus

Many people dealing with the issues of everyday lose focus. They lose track of their values and beliefs. Their goals fade in the wake of the challenges their lives present. Their lifestyle choices and the way they spend their time can leave them empty, frustrated and lonely.

The AA Big Book compares an alcoholic to a compulsive jail walker (pages 37 and 38) This comparison illustrates the powerlessness in addiction to face up to negative consequences.