Instantly creates a metaphor for personal mood, stresses, perspective, etc.
Can be revisited at the end to see how people/team 'climate' has changed
Each person shares how they are feeling & what's going on for them right now in the language of weather.
"I feel like I am in the eye of a tornado, things swirling around me though I'm calm."
" I feel like i'm walking through a sunny field with spring petals drifting down all around me. "
Creates powerful before/after comparison if done at beginning and end of the session.
I made this up the other day but I'm sure it's been used before! It's really great.