During the Climathon in Chania in November 2023, reflective activities were implemented in order to help participants to navigate the unique challenges of this sustainability-focused hackathon. In this intense and fast-paced environment, taking time to reflect on progress and goals allowed participants to maintain a clear vision for their projects and keep sight of the ultimate goal: creating impactful solutions for climate change. By reflecting on their work and sharing insights with team members and mentors, participants were able to identify areas of opportunity and address potential roadblocks, ultimately leading to more effective solutions. Additionally, reflective moments provided an opportunity for participants to recharge and refocus, allowing them to bring fresh perspectives and renewed energy to their projects. Overall, incorporating reflective moments into the Climathon in Chania proved invaluable in fostering a collaborative and productive environment focused on tackling the urgent challenges of climate change.