Pops of Joy Blog

Recommendations, observations, and random curiosities on how we can add pops of joy to our lives.

JoyPop: Call of the Wild.

Published by Matt Katz- JoyPops founder on
JoyPop: Call of the Wild.
I love the word Wild. Four simple letters that touch my soul.On a recent On Being interview with Krista Tippett, preservationist Michael McCarthy helped triangulate my joy for the word "Wild" particularly well. He pointed out that while we have in our genes 500 generations... Read More

Joypops- Where we have been. Where we are going.

Published by Matt Katz- JoyPops founder on
Joypops- Where we have been. Where we are going.
Thomas Edison summed up the mindset of invention when he said “I’ve never failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that don’t work as well.” Over the past 6 months our concept for an app, our team, and our inspiration has been a revolving door or experimentation and evolution. Since we are about to e... Read More

Seeking out abundance.

Published by Matt Katz- JoyPops founder on
Seeking out abundance.
Ingred Fetell Lee is the author of the wonderful book “Joyful: the surprising power of ordinary things to create extraordinary happiness.” She also created the blog turned following turned visual empire- Aesthetics of Joy. https://aestheticsofjoy.com/. For the obvious reasons we have been follow... Read More

Our love letter to Target.

Published by Matt Katz- JoyPops founder on
Our love letter to Target.
If Joypops could pick an Avengers team of iconic brand heroes Target would be our Tony Stark. In setting out to create a wellness app our aim is simple: to help people discover joy in everyday life. When reflecting on writing a post professing my love for all things Target I deci... Read More

Joy within arms reach.

Published by Matt Katz- JoyPops founder on
Joy within arms reach.
In the meticulously curated world of Instagram I speak for myself when I say it is terribly tempting to conclude that the gateways for joy are cleverly hashtagged brunches downtown and sunsets pics from vacation at the beach. But if joy is limited to these types of moments it will be limited to t... Read More