Are we creating negative thoughts are we wired that way?
Many people and Psychologists believe that the human brain has a negative bias. That is, it tends to emphasize the negative rather than the positive. As a result, if you make a mistake, your mind will immediately dwell on what went wrong. You will be more focused on any criticism than on any compliments.
Negative thoughts and experiences tend to last much longer in the mind than positive ones. Negative events and emotions are much more vividly remembered by the mind than positive ones.
As an example, suppose you had a fantastic day at work. Everything was going swimmingly until a colleague commented negatively on your performance.