Happy National Selfie Day! National Selfie Day was created by DJ Rick McNeely from Fishbowl Radio Network in Arlington TX on June 21, 2014. Here at Sweatpants & Coffee, we are all about self-acceptance and believe that selfies are a form of that.

“When we take selfies, we’re feeding our desire to understand ourselves better in a visual way. You see people trying different identities, trying different ways of looking at themselves, trying to understand how other people see them, and trying to see what their ‘aspirational’ self looks like,” says Rutledge.

We are also all about connection – we connect with you, our Tribe, daily with our posts and think selfies are an excellent way to connect with your internet friends near and far. In honor of this day here are some selfies of the S&C staff whose posts you read every day!

Our founder and fearless leader, Nanea. Sweatpants & Coffee is her brainchild and none of us would be here without her.

Chief Relationship Officer, Jessica – she’s responsible for those amazing #TreatYoSelf Tote giveaways and keeps our shop updated among her many other behind-the-scenes duties.

Chief Technology Officer and new Mommy to twins, Emily, is our webmistress and technical wizard. She also keeps us laughing with her weekly Tweet Roundups.

Chief Operations Officer, Shandle – she helps keep things running mostly behind the scenes and makes sure you always know what’s New on Netflix each month.

Contributors Barbara & Alex. Barbara is our main editor and helps all our essays shine and her Supernatural recaps are a huge hit with our readers. Alex is the Shelf Care guru and always has a great book recommendation.

Contributor Julie prescribes what all bookworms need with her monthly column, Book Rx, as well as other great books lists and animal advice.

Contributor Tony keeps us laughing and makes us think with his Overthinker column.

Contributor Emmie helps remind us all to take care of ourselves; mind, body, and spirit.

Contributor and graphics editor Jerusha uses her creative eye to give each and every post beautiful artwork and wows us with her words.

Contributor and community manager Courtni – she’s the one who posts those engaging nightly questions on our Facebook page.

Contributor Salongo is the culinary mastermind behind Catastrophe Kitchen.

Contributor Jessica Grey keeps us informed on everything from social justice to feminist heroes and all things Game of Thrones.

Contributor, resident beauty expert, and new Mommy Charlotte is here to answer all of your beauty and skin care questions.

Contributor and author Kelly Wilson shares her humor and insight every month in That’s What She Said. We call her selfies before & after coffee 😉

Contributor Leslie is a Jill of all trades – she keeps us up-to-date on the latest Vikings action, reviews new movies and shares recipes.

Anxiety Blob! S&C’s official mental health mascot, created by Nanea. You can follow his adventures on Instagram @therealanxietyblob. Blob’s arms are too short for a proper selfie so they asked me to be the photographer.

Resident cat, Clooney is Nanea’s mischevious feline who warms our hearts daily with his antics, and he even has his own Instagram @clooney_cat.

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