Westpac Ambassador Sir John Kirwan shares some tips on how to take care of your mental and physical wellbeing over what can sometimes be a hectic and stressful time.
What are your plans this summer?
I’m off to Waihi beach with my family.
The holiday season can be quite a stressful time, any tips for easing holiday tension?
- Try not to do the material things
- Focus on looking after yourself and your family
- Rest, reflect and celebrate with food
For you, how important is it to be with supportive family and friends at this time of year?
The most important thing about this time of year is just being together. Try to not let opinions get in the way of your relationships with friends and family. Just be.
What do you do to relax and de-stress over the holidays, any tips?
I’ll be spending my time reading, surfing, and walking like a Fijian
Your family are Italian Kiwis, will you guys be having a typical Kiwi BBQ this year or an Italian feast?
It’ll be an Italian feast with a Kiwi touch.
We have 26 people coming to our place for lunch. There’ll be about 10 courses of food, cooked and prepared by my friend Nando and I.