There’s only one true understanding of progress and it’s not money nor material possessions. True progress is a mind state change so transformational that you laugh at yourself for believing in the boogeyman. Once you understand that you’ve been crawling for absolutely no reason you run and then fly. Progress is a change in direction and understanding so profound that you stop worrying about what others believe and have been taught. You’ll know you have progressed by shaking thinking of how tragic your life could’ve been if you didn’t make a change.