“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King Jr. #MondayMorningWakeUpCall #HappyDiwali
Darkness is simply the absence of light. If you just put on the light, there is no darkness.
Although finding the switch in the dark I admit can be quite difficult (I’m still looking for it). According to Osho’s interpretations of Buddha, you can bring the light in by becoming silent, thoughtless, aware, awake.
Till then maybe this can help – https://sandeepburman.com/2016/03/07/the-secret-to-chasing-away-the-dark-in-you/ until you “be a light unto yourself” (“Appo Deepo Bhava”)