"If you can see your path laid out in front of you step by step, you know it's not your path. Your own path you make with every step you take. That's why it's your path." Joseph Campbell
I suggest you print it out and hang it on the wall in your work space. In fact, you can download it here.
This is quoted by Cat Bennett in her book "Making Art a Practice". I have long recommended her earlier book, "The Confident Creative", and this one is just as good, and not redundant. I highly recommend this one as well. Check it out on Amazon, but do support your local independent book store if you are lucky enough to have one.