This week on Balance, we are focusing on a being a mum. With Mother’s Day being celebrated here in Australia on Sunday 8th May, we wanted to celebrate motherhood and start the week off with Australian actress Rebecca Gibney sharing on the importance of family and the relationships that matter most to her. Rebecca reveals how she too suffers from mother’s guilt, how she deals with it and renewing her focus on being “present” and living in the moment.
Rebecca also gave an interview to Sydney Morning Herald about her son Zac in June 2010. Click here to read.
Rebecca was born in New Zealand on December 14, 1964. At 19 she crossed the Tasman-sea and she is now one of Australia’s most appreciated actresses. Before she decided to go into acting she worked as a model and had small jobs in New Zealand. Her breakthrough came in Australia with her role in the children’s program “The Zoo Family” and later got the part of Emma Plimpton in “The Flying Doctors”. She has won several awards and been nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Television Drama for “Halifax f.p”. The character Jane Halifax (“Halifax f.p”) was written especially for her and the series has been sold to more than 60 countries worldwide. Recently, she appeared on our screens in the tv series ‘Wanted’.