By temperature, usually.
You Finns favor jumping into ice water after saunas, so you must like both extremes.
Living a good life, married to a good man, raising a good family.
Number of smiles.
By whether I've been of any use or comfort in my world.
Of how useful one is to the world around them.
That can vary weekly/monthly. Right now it's financial wealth.
Progress. I don't think I'll ever be content with my life, and that's what motivates me
That explains your diarrhea of posts. Each person measures success in a unique way and your way seems unique. As Joe Besser once suggested: if at first you don't succeed, keep on sucking until you do suck seed.
"Lord, I have loved the habitation of thy house, and the place where thine honor dwelleth."
Horizontally.....easier to get control of the tape measure.
Wow, you just made my life a whole lot easier. Hadn't thought that before.
Glad to help.