If you are trying to get sleep, and are not easily able to get sleep (too much TV, too many memories, or other such problems), or need medication to get to sleep, then you are not alone. In today's world, there are a huge number of reasons why it is difficult to get sleep, and then the biggest worry is about what to do. Read this article (link to article) to learn more from this person's articulation of her problems:
When sleep won't come, the nights are lonely, long, and way too quiet. I have brewed my chamomile tea, taken my rightful place on the sofa (experts insist it's a bad idea to get into bed until you're really ready to doze off), and had three whispered phone chats with three fellow insomniacs.
I'm too tired for sex, too wired for rest, and too busy kicking myself for all those little things I did not manage to accomplish during the day, like mailing that thank-you note I wrote a week and a half ago, or buying Cascade, or giving birth to two more children and moving to the suburbs. I just can't seem to locate the switch that turns off my brain and closes my eyes.