It could be taken in many different ways; negative, positive, pogative, nesitive, etc. I personally see it depressing because the blood on the floor in the end credits, and maybe she placed the steps at the waaaaay beginning but we couldn’t see it yet because her effects, or her potentials, wants, and hope were still deep within her. Who knows.
I tend to dream a lot and I have dreams like hers every now and then for no reason so maybe what we’re seeing was a giant elaborate dream from beginning to end. Pretty much any reasoning/insights/guestimates can be twisted in. ヽ(ﾟ∀｡)ﾉ