When working with our thoughts it is helpful to understand that we are all suffering the same emotions. We all suffer. The other helpful insight is that we all have a choice to think what we want. Below is a list of Involuntary negative thoughts that we all have but with a voluntary positive thought that it can be traded for.
Agitation – Concentrate on breathing
Antipathy – Kindness
Cruelty – Compassion
Anger – Love
Hate – Compassion
Attachment – Impermanence
Lust – Reflection on the end of all things