This is a collaborative post by Diego Segura and Katie Lauren. What’s written below was written and collaborated on by both of us. You can find Diego and I’s afterthoughts at the bottom of the article.
There’s no one meaning for success—success is what you want it to be.
This goes for any concept: happiness, sadness, loneliness, fulfillment. None of these feelings can be measured accurately with one Likert scale across the globe, it can only be measured within the extent of our internal right hemisphere to our left hemisphere.