Doing a morning radio show means getting up at around 3:30 a.m. and that's early, my friend. I've been getting up at that time for so long that I automatically wake up around that time every morning. That includes Saturday and Sunday when I don't have to get up at all.

John Bridges and I were once comparing notes on the trials and tribulations of being super early risers and we came up with a new term. You've, no doubt, heard of "sleep deprivation." Well. we call it "Sleep desperation." That's when you know you've got to get to sleep and you're so desperate that you can't fall asleep.

If you have trouble getting to sleep I know you will probably try just about anything to help, so here are 7 tips for getting that sleep you are so desperate for.