We need a strong stable mind that can be relied upon as one's closest ally and Sakyong Mipham delivers a way to achieve one. Having grown up American with a Tibetan influence he speaks to Westerners as no one can: relating stories and wisdom from American culture and the great Buddhist teachers in idiomatic English. Strengthening calming and stabilising the mind is the essential first step in accomplishing nearly any goal. Accessible practical and clear this book provides readers with the necessary tools for taming the mind. TURNING THE MIND INTO AN ALLY makes it possible for anyone to succeed.