Insomnia is as frustrating as it is bad for your mental, physical, social, and spiritual health. Insomnia can be chronic or temporary. It can be caused in direct relation to another condition, such as an underlying illness or life factor, or it can develop with no presumable cause.
Websites discussing setting routines for sleep training children are excellent resources for adults too. Not every trick will work, but many of the strategies are applicable for adults who are struggling with sleep deprivation or are having trouble getting to sleep.
If you can’t sleep and think you have tried everything, you likely haven’t. There are other non-standard and sometimes odd ways of helping yourself get to sleep that you likely have not heard of. These sleep strategies are effective and backed by studies and experience.