Podcast Episode:

321: Building “Atomic Habits” w/ Claire Schulz Bergman

If you have spent even an ounce of time researching “how to change habits”, you have likely bumped into the book Atomic Habits by James Clear. Well… Grace & Grit is hosting its very first book club called, Study It w/ Grace & Grit, and Atomic Habits will be the first book we study.

Claire Schulz Bergman, an avid athlete, wellness professional and therapist will be facilitating this book club so I have invited her to the Grace & Grit podcast to have a conversation about her personal journey with behavior change and some of the key principles she will be diving into with book club participants from Atomic Habits.

Regardless, of whether you are interested in joining the book club or not, this is a podcast you won’t want to miss. So many great reminders and insights in this one!


Building “Atomic Habits" w/ Claire Schulz Bergman

Guest Bio

Claire Schulz Bergman

Claire Schulz Bergman is an avid athlete who has been focusing on endurance events for most of her life. She recently completed the Wisconsin Ironman, and she believes that the back of the pack is where the most fun can be found. Over a decade ago, Claire realized that she needed to slow down and reconnect with herself. That’s when she began her journey with yoga and meditation, which have become her daily lifeline and helped her navigate her most difficult challenges.

Claire has learned that health is not just about completing an athletic event, having a certain number on the scale, or lacking disease. Instead, health is how we show up in the face of dis-ease, and she believes that small, consistent changes can greatly impact our lives. Claire is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with certifications in yoga, group fitness, grief counseling, and mindfulness coaching. She has over two decades of experience working in the mental health field and fitness industry, and she is currently teaching yoga and cycling classes in Madison, Wisconsin.

Having worked with hundreds of people from diverse backgrounds and with a myriad of challenges, Claire has seen the power of small, consistent changes firsthand. She is excited for others to join her book club and discover the transformative impact of cultivating daily habits that support physical, mental, and emotional health.


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