get off to sleep

get off to sleep

to manage to get to sleep finally. About midnight every one finally got off to sleep. I wasn't able to get off to sleep until dawn.
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It's very difficult to get off to sleep during an unresolved row, or just after a furious exchange of words.
20 Take it easy: Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle but a burst of activity just before bedtime will not help you to get off to sleep.
Your daughter will need to relearn how to go to bed at an earlier time and get off to sleep herself.
Sleep problems fall into several categories - some people can't get off to sleep, some waken early, and the real unfortunates suffer both.
MYTH 7: If you can't get off to sleep, get up and do something Why it fails: Good sleepers don't panic or get up as soon as they wake in the night - they trust that they will fall back asleep.