March 31, 2019

By: Salwan Salem & Christina Salem 

Guest writer to Salem’s Vision 

7 easy steps to slowly build yourself to a better financial future. 

Step 1: build emergency fund $1000 minimum (justtt in case)
Step 2: pay off all debts (for me, it’s student loans)
Step 3: build REAL em...

March 23, 2019

Not sure where I got this meme from, but it’s perfect.

By: Christina Salem 


There will always be opportunities in which another human wishes to utilize any part of you that may be of benefit to themselves.

This can be in the workplace, this is in relationships, this is e...

February 25, 2019

This is a photo of a human heart completely drained of blood. 

Blood is used to transport necessary nutrients and oxygen. 

The Average human heart pumps 2000 gallons of blood a day. 

2000 messages your heart is giving to the rest of your body. 

And equally the heart is rec...

November 3, 2018

Imagine a world where society has been  driven to religion as a means to reconnect with their spirit. Now, imagine a country that allows freedom of that religious practice. 

Furthermore imagine practicing your religion of choice and being ripped out by ICE officials to...

September 24, 2018

I’m gonna keep it short and sweet for you.

  1. Take control of your life.

  2. Get maximum results out of the efforts you exert in your day to day activities. 

  3. Create laser focus. Keep your eyes on the prize.

  4. Creates accountability. Growing up is a trap, but we all do it.

  5. Motiva...

May 13, 2018

There are millions of things I wish I could thank you for, but one teaching stands out above the rest.  


When being surrounded by loud boys my entire life, I felt like my voice was often lost.

I would strain to get a word in, but somehow, you were always listening.

In t...

March 21, 2018

March 21, 2018

It’s National Reading Month and I took a trip down memory lane when something occurred to me while reading one of my favorite childhood stories:The Three Little Pigs.

The pigs houses and dynamics reminded me of a modern way to describe current structures o...

March 20, 2018

You decide.       

From "The Tao of Wu" by RZA of rap group Wu-Tang Clan.

          It’s officially upon us. We’ve gotten through the bulk of the holiday season, leaving us plenty to look forward to collectively—the promise of warm days and warmer nights t...

February 14, 2018

An excerpt from my upcoming book that has been 6 years in the making. Happy Valentine’s Day! Enjoy. 

February 7, 2012

I miss you, and you need to know this is the hardest thing that I've ever had to do. But you have your sketchbook and I have my phone. We all have...

February 13, 2018

Kara Tepe, Lesvos, Greece. 

The last day on the island of Lesvos was unlike any other. 

We spent the day in the village of Kara Tepe, where residents that come from all walks of life, creeds, and cultures are encouraged to come together as equals and celebrate their cult...

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