I can say with full confidence that if I don't get a good night's sleep in a comfortable bed, I am completely worthless the following day. And while a supportive mattress and a fluffy comforter certainly play a large part in my ability to catch some good z's, the number one thing that can make or break my quality of rest is my pillow. That's why I tend to gravitate toward the best firm pillows. They're great for relieving neck strain and ensuring a restful night's sleep.
What's The Difference Between Firm Pillows & Other Types Of Pillows?
The main difference you'll feel between a firm pillow and other — less firm — ones is the filling. Soft pillows have a loosely-packed filling that provides plush cushioning, while firm ones are more densely packed with materials like cotton or feathers for a supportive and taut head cushioning. Pillows stuffed with shredded memory foam also exist, and they give you the best of both worlds.