A twice-daily "examen" has worked for Jesuit leaders for over 450 years.
Annette Schmeling's insight:
The examen is a more structured mindfulness exercise. Taking time to quiet yourself and take stock of God's presence is a gift. Ignatius put a very high priority on this prayer form for Jesuits who were doing their academic studies.
George Ashenbrenner, SJ offers a wonderful explanation of the examen: