I am experiencing difficulty sleeping (quality: difficulty falling asleep) (worsened by: varying sleep schedule, alcohol use) and feeling anxious...

Sleep issues. It is not uncommon in this day and age with everyone's busy schedules to have sleep issues. Things you can control now is stop the alcohol, try to get a regimented sleep schedule and see your Doctor for control of the anxiety. Best wishes.
Consider med eval. for anxiety & poor sleep. Retire & rise same time each day. Bedroom should be dark & cool - used only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Dinner should be moderate sized & finished at least 2 to 3 hours before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading,

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