The other day, I had a burger. And it was awesome.
But a friend of mine didn't think so. She said, "How can you be a health coach and eat a burger at the same time? You need to be a better role model and stop being a double standard."
That comment hit me hard. And like with any other criticism, my reaction was to wonder if she was right.
Was I breaching some kind of "Health Coach Law" by eating a burger? Was I some kind of impostor who talks about health but eats something labeled as "unhealthy" behind the scenes? Were people going to stop hiring me because I had some kind of naughty secret?
The more I thought about it, the more I feel that I'm a better health coach because I can enjoy burgers. Here are four reasons why: