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Your Creative Brain: Seven Steps to Maximize Imagination, Productivity, and Innovation in Your Life by Shelley Carson

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Flexing Your Creative Brain

IT'S THE YEAR 1925. An 18-year-old woman who is planning to study medicine is riding in a bus in Mexico City with her boyfriend. In an instant, her life is changed forever as the bus collides with a trolley, injuring the woman's spinal column, legs, ribs, collarbone, and abdomen. She is bedridden for months and confined to a painful full-body cast. To take the woman's mind off the pain, her mother has a special easel built over her daughter's hospital bed. She brings paint and canvasses so the girl can pass the time. After she leaves that hospital, Frida Kahlo has transformed into a painter, her former plan of studying ...

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