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Research Shows: Time Matters to Brain Health

Each day matters to your brain.  Don’t wait in taking action to lower your stress, preserve your essence and enhance your brain health. Taking the steps now to build your brain reserve and lower your stress now, can do wonders for your health.

Think of what it will cost you to not learn the most important things to do to help your mind and your brain.  

By investing in yourself and learning what matters most and how to do it now, you could be saving yourself years and thousands in the long run!


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You + Your Brain Matter

Transform your life and those around you through evidence-based research paired with real life strategies and action steps to help you optimize your brain for stress and resilience.

Mission Beautiful Brain Program

Mission Beautiful Brain is for the busy caregiver who does not have time to read all the literature on brain resiliency and create the action plan needed for making it happen with the least amount of time and energy.

We have done the research and put together the strategies and resources to help you preserve your essence, take care of yourself, and feel less stressed!

We know you have a lot of things on your plate and want to streamline your wellness by keeping you in the loop on the latest research and habit hacks! 

Leading Ladies Joining Forces

Combining two experts in the field of dynamic brain function and response is a win-win for any client. Your very own team of highly decorated women, ready to empower and coach you personally.

Dr. Mary Rensel, MD

Mary Rensel is a practicing Neuroimmunologist and Board certified in both Neurology and Integrative Medicine.  She loves all things brain and science.  She will use evidenced based research to shine a light on brain mechanisms and  performance enhancers to improve the grind of daily work.  The brain is modifiable and mechanisms do exist to enhance its’ efficacy.

  Mary Rensel has teamed with Ali Hively,  in Mission Beautiful Brain, using the science of brain performance and the skill  and experience of a health coach to  enact the needed path to optimal brain performance.  Mary and Ali have given local and national talks on Brain Performance and setting an intentional brain support action plan.

Ali Hively, M.A.

Ali Hively is the founder of Kijia, a company which empowers individuals and organizations to manage stress, improve lifestyle and live better through building habits of nutrition, mindset and movement.  She loves cooking, traveling and teaching fitness classes.   Ali holds a Master’s Degree in education and curriculum.  She has been in the health and fitness industry for over 15 years.

Ali Hively has teamed up with Mary Rensel to bring you the perfect combination of science and research combined with real-life strategies and application to help you take what you learn and apply it to your busy life.  Together, they are helping people take better care of their brain, manage their stress, and live better!

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