The Checkup: This Will Convince You to Never Charge Your Phone in Bed Again

And more healthy reads to start your week off right.

• I am basically attachment parenting my phone: It goes everywhere I go and it sleeps in my bed. I am not proud. But that whole co-sleeping thing is about to be a thing of the past, thanks to this story of a man who, while charging his phone in bed with an extension cord, like many of us are guilty of doing, was hit with around 110 volts of electricity, suffering some serious burns. As he says, “From my experience to others, it is not worth your life charging your electronics in bed … I wouldn’t wish what happened to me on my worst enemy.” Heard. [Washington Post]

• A little something to remember as you dive into the workweek: Work ethic is a tricky, tricky thing. Some of it is certainly good — but too much of it, as researchers note, can be detrimental. [Science of Us]

• Here’s an unexpected reason to up your protein intake: Downing more seitan (or chicken, whatever floats your boat) could decrease your anxiety levels, thanks to a boost in dopamine production. [Bustle]

• Interesting! A UPenn professor says the key to hitting your workout goals for the week may be in re-framing the payoff in your head: Instead of thinking about the distant benefits (10 pounds lost, or whatever), she says to think about the immediate benefits (hello, endorphin rush). [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• If you can empathize with Drake’s now-famous line, “Why you gotta fight with me at Cheesecake? You now I love to go there,” take note for your next visit: These are nutritionists’ top picks at Cheesecake Factory. [Women’s Health]

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