#9 – Monica Becerril Ugalde – Crossing Borders, running mountains and being in the now

Monica In Trails

Monica Becerril Ugalde (Head of Marketing at Unived)
[Photo Courtesy – Monica Becerril Ugalde (Instagram)]

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In this episode, I’m talking to Monica Becerril Ugalde, who is an ultra trail runner and Head of Marketing at Unived.in. She is a Mexican Immigrant who lived in the United States before moving to India. She is the wife of my friend Amit who has also been on the podcast.

Monica has done multiple ultra trail races ranging between 50 to 60km of distance. She has won the podium positions for many of these races. At the core, she is a conscious human being and a vegan.

In this episode, we talk about her story. Being a Mexican immigrant in the US and eventually moving to India. Now doing what she loves and building a vegan brand along with Amit with their great values. This was like a treat to hear her story.

So without further adieu, please enjoy this conversation with Monica Becerril Ugalde.

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Quotes from this episode –

  • We lose out on living in the moment and instead we want to capture it for everyone.
    — Monica (On Current Social Media situation)
  • We live In the memories and not in the present.
    ― Himanshu (On Current Social Media situation)
  • You need to shop around the grocery store and stay out of the isles because isles have all the processed food and all the fresh food is on the outside.
    — Excerpt from the book Monica referred [In Defence of Food – by Michael Pollan]
  • Prevention is always better than cure. It’s better to be proactive and be on top of our  (health) game.
    — Monica
  • When you put your mind into something and train for it, you become capable of doing it.
    — Monica
  • Take life as it comes and be open to change.
    — Monica

Links mentioned by Monica –

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/monbcril/

Website Contact Form – https://www.unived.in/contact-us/

Check out awesome Unived products – www.unived.in

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Credits and License:

My awesome intro background – The Real Broadway Musical by Narch and Dan Mace (Thanks guys)
Outro background – Tight Shorts – Andrew Applepie
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