Sometimes some solution-focused coaches and positive psychologists ask there clients what their ideal future would look like. Or they may ask something else in that same vein, such as: what's your ideal job, what is your big dream? What does your perfect future look like? Perhaps it is not wise to think in these idealistic terms. While life can be pretty good and people can be pretty happy, even very happy, it seems impossible for life to become perfect or ideal. Sometimes it may approach such an ideal state but that seems impossible to last forever. I believe we have to potential for happiness and growth and we can make progress during our lives but I am also convinced that the presences of tensions and the occurance of problems is inevitable.
Here is a paragraph from an earlier article: