All posts by: Dr Jelena Goranovic

About Dr Jelena Goranovic

Jelena is a doctor of psychology working in the area of workplace wellbeing and burnout prevention. As a Co-Founder and Programme Director of Sussex Wellbeing Company, she brings in her extensive academic expertise to help organisations reduce workplace stress and create a wellbeing culture where employees can thrive and perform to the best of their ability. Jelena tailors and evaluates the effectiveness of all wellbeing and team development programmes, providing clients from a wide range of industries with a clear insight into their return on investment.

As we work to break the stigma surrounding mental illness in the workplace, it’s about time to draw attention to a related but lesser known topic: the effects of stress on menopausal women. Menopause can be a stressful experience for many women, and considering stress reactivity is heightened during this time, can have major impacts on those already struggling to cope in a high-pressure work environment.

We all know that smoking is bad for the health. But there is one physical and mental benefit to being a smoker: taking regular breaks from work! The average attention span lasts for 25-45 minutes, depending on the time of day. After this, it becomes harder to focus on the task at hand. As we […]

Carrying out a thorough employee wellbeing evaluation is vital to understanding your current situation and the areas that most need improvement. From here you can create a workplace wellbeing programme that is tailored to your business and the needs of your employees. When it comes to health and wellbeing, one size does not fit all.

The holiday period can be very overwhelming. In fact, according to the National Institute of Health, Christmas is the time of year that people most experience a rise in depression. There are a range of situations that can trigger this response – unrealistic expectations, excessive consumerism and forced cheer are just a few reasons cited […]

507,000 British workers suffered work-related musculoskeletal disorders in 2016/17, resulting in the loss of 8.9 million working days. The majority of these were related to back and neck problems caused by poor posture and repetitive strain. Employers can play a key role in preventing and managing musculoskeletal disorders by planning a strategy that not only […]

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