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    Posted April 14, 2014 by
    DavidDSimons
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    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    One of the Most Encouraging Places Online

     
    In 2011 David Simons became frustrated with how much doom and gloom he noticed online and in the media. Instead of complaining about it like most people do, David decided to create a 24/7 resource to inspire people. It started with him sending inspirational text messages to his friends weekly, once he felt that wasn't enough he started posting encouragement on all the Facebook walls of his friends and acquaintances. He still was not satisfied so he decided to create BeingEncouraged.com in efforts to encourage the vast amount of people that are discouraged, dismayed, and hurting in the world. David says "Being Encouraged reaches a vast audience giving them hope through articles, scriptures, quotes, videos, and stories." Being Encouraged prides itself as the the premiere warehouse of motivation and inspiration online.

    "I like to encourage people to realize that any action is a good action if it's proactive and there is positive intent behind it."

    Actor Michael J. Fox statement echoes the sentiments of BeingEncouraged.com CEO and founder, David D. Simons.

    With a dedicated team of 4 they have built the site into a community of thousands! Celebrities from Houston Rockets Jerry Lin, to Kel Mitchell form "Keenan & Kel", & NBA star Jason Collins are all tuned in to the inspiration from everyday people with extraordinary stories, and insights.

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