Trusting God is good, even when life isn’t

We long to travel through life anxiety-free, confident God’s got it and won’t let us down. But, especially in a year like this one, it doesn’t seem to work like that and we’re left trying to go it alone with God along for the ride, beaten down by the idea that if life is unpredictable and unreliable, God must be too. So what can we do to change that negative thought cyle?