listening to music throughout the night has helped big time...it brings your mind back into a dream state again...
I usually do a crossword puzzle. Or listen to the radio for a few minutes. Or read.
I tend to wake up two or three times a night. But most of the time, I have little trouble getting back to sleep.
Flip your pillow to the cold side and suck down some NyQuil
hot cup of coco 1 hr,E,P,,,