Publisher & Founder
Holy Hormones Journal
Internationally Recognized Expert on Women’s Hormones and Behaviors
Co-author of Understanding Your Mind, Mood, and Hormone Cycle
Botha’s widely acclaimed radio show Holy Hormones Honey!, is now on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel airing Thursday’s at noon ET ; 11 am CT 10 AM; MT and 9 am PT. The show focuses on women’s hormone health, mood disorders and nutrient therapy.
All shows are archived.
Called one of the twenty first century’s most prominent natural cycle thinkers, Leslie Carol Botha, WHE, is an author, publisher, broadcast journalist and an internationally recognized expert on women’s hormone health. Her work emphasizes the significance of the hormone cycle and its profound relationship to women’s psyche. Botha’s 35 years of research demonstrates how hormone changes/fluctuations in the menstrual cycle affect women’s physical, mental and emotional well-being. Botha posts her research and articles on women’s hormonal health on her blog, Holy Hormones Journal.
Her work and research focuses on the significance of the hormone cycle and its profound relationship to women’s psyche. Botha’s 30 years of research demonstrates how hormone changes/fluctuations in the menstrual cycle affect women’s physical, mental and emotional well being.
In 2007, Botha received a certificate of study and training in Whole Health and Whole Health Sciences from the National Institute of Whole Health. NIWH has been the pioneer in providing Whole Health Education® and Whole Health Care® since 1977. The organization is aligned with Harvard, Duke and Vanderbilt Universities and the Mayo Clinic to bring credentialing to health and wellness coaching. The National Institute of Whole Health (NIWH) is a nationally Accredited Provider of Professional Continuing Education and Development programs, endorsed and approved by leading national health care organizations.
In 2006, Botha received the Edward R. Dewey Award for her pioneering research on how women’s hormonal fluctuations affect their behaviors. The award was bequeathed by the Foundation for the Study of Cycles.
Her work is also featured in a new book titled: The World According to Cycles- How Recurring Forces Can Predict the Future and Change Your Life by Samuel A. Schreiner, Jr., published by Skyhorse Publishing, New York City.
Changing Women’s Health
Botha has just published her first book, co-authored with H. Sandra Chevalier-Batik, titled Understanding Your Mind, Mood, and Hormone Cycle. The text/workbook was written for women who want to understand the sometimes, confusing physical and psychological changes they experience each month. It is also suggested reading for men who deal with hormonal women daily; and for educators, healthcare and social welfare professionals who support women of all ages that are struggling with physical and behavioral issues caused by hormonal changes.
Currently, Botha with her writing partner Chevalier-Batik, are developing a comprehensive women’s health education program entitled: My Body, My Power ©. Botha will be the Women’s Health Educator at Kairos Youth Homes and Family Services for sex-trafficked girls’ ages 12 to 17. The Kairos Program is a state -of the -science integrative two-year holistic restorative care program for girls who have been sexually exploited.
Holy Hormones Journal
Botha’s main focus has been on educating women about their menstrual health and how their hormones affect their behaviors. She has dedicated the past 30-years sharing this information via workshops and lectures, articles, publications, digital media, radio on the Holy Hormones Journal.
One More Girl Movie – Challenging the HPV Vaccines Gardasil & Cervarix
For the past six years, Botha has been heavily involved and dedicated in using the media to share information with the public about the potential dangers of the HPV vaccines. She is a member of TruthAboutGardasil.org and is one of six women who presented research and data to the FDA in March of 2010 on the alarming statistics of Gardasil and Cervarix deaths, injuries and harm in comparison to other vaccines. She is also the past Vice President of Public Relations for S.A.N.E. Vax, Inc. an organization dedicated to educating the public about the safety and efficacy of vaccinations.
In March of 2010, Botha was invited to present her concerns about Gardasil at the British Society for Ecological Medicine Conference in London. At that time she had the opportunity to meet with Andrew Wakefield, Dr. Lucija Tomlijenovic, and famed journalist, Christina England.
Botha is currently the Public Relations Director for the ‘One More Girl’ Movie – a publicly funded project in response to Merck & Co.’s media campaign ‘One Less Girl to Get Cervical Cancer.’ The professionally produced documentary exposes the fallacies in the research and the fast-tracking of the vaccine through the FDA. There are interviews with medical professionals, researchers and educators, as well as with the vaccine injured girls.