One small inconvenience can lead us to feel a whirlwind of emotions, positive and negative. When negative thoughts occur during a bad situation, ask yourself right away, why? You need to recognize that this thought is mentally harmful to you and step back from it. One must understand that their thought process profoundly affects how they feel and behave in different situations.
To counter these negative thoughts, you can take this straightforward step. Remind yourself that your negative thoughts are not your reality. This way, you will start holding these thoughts very lightly. Naturally, when we do not find anything helpful or valuable, we tend to detach ourselves from it. The actual problem does not relay in the negative thought, but when we start believing that it is the truth. So, every time you realize your thoughts are negative, stop, and replace them with a positive one. Taking a more positive approach to life will slowly start changing the way you think and feel.