Ignatius developed and taught his friends to examine themselves, their actions, and intentions, through prayer.
The Spiritual Exercises, The Examen, both came from the Ignatian approach to prayer.
Following is from a "Lunchtime Examen" I found on an Ignatian Spirituality site. It sums up things nicely, step by step.
The process is the same each day. The effect is timeless. The effect is GOOD. Give it a try.