Our Authors

Nicole Öhlmann

Always on a quest to try new things. After working on an Australian shrimp boat and cattle station, Nicole decided to follow her heart and left her home country Germany for good to move to the Netherlands. Here she lives with her handsome Dutch guy and explores new ways of living more conscious and responsible. She gets excited about everything that is organic, healthy, fairtrade, waste- and cruelty-free. After eating no meat since more than 10 years, Nicole recently decided to go vegan. She strongly believes that we are happier and healthier, if we live more natural. This is why she will do whatever it takes to give you the best insights on how to live a happy, healthy and responsible life.


Joop Vaane

Joop is an absolute expert when it comes to sustainability. He believes that a company can only be successful on the longterm if delivers quality products and acts responsible. He gets excited about circular economy and is convinced that the economic system as we know it today will not last for long. Currently, he is involved in a truly inspiring project that aims to make schools in the Netherlands more sustainable. On MicroBuzz he will share is knowledge and ideas about how you can live and act more sustainable on a daily basis.


Ellen Dreezens

Ellen is a passionate and practical happy living expert. She teaches subjects like ‘Consumerism’ and “Social Innovation’ at Tilburg University and has her own coaching company to help people find their sparkle again. As a life-coach, she tickles people into changing. As a teacher, she invites students to think outside the box. As a person, she is always trying to find ways to live more consciously, happy and light. And she gets really happy if she can share this with people! Her articles are about her own life, about the way she sometimes succeeds and sometimes fails in changing small things (that eventually might make a big difference). She will share with you her lessons learned, mistakes made and successes achieved when it comes to happy living. You can find more information about Ellens coaching company on her website and you can find more articles written by Ellen (in Dutch) on her blog.


Joriet van Eck

Joriet believes that you need to be the change you want to see in the world. She is very conscious about the way she lives her life in terms of happiness, health and the environment. “The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried.” That’s why Joriet is trying all kinds of different things to live happier, healthier and to have a more responsible life. She doesn’t mind to fail. She sees failures as a lesson. On Microbuzz she will share these lessons about happiness, health and sustainability with you.

Maybe it’s you?

Is your heart jumping up and down as soon as someone is mentioning the words sustainability, fair trade, organic or circular economy? Maybe you have already your own blog about one of these or a similar topic and you want to spread the message beyond your own readers. We are looking forward to hear from you. Just send a mail to lets.join.forces@microbuzz.org and let us know what you would like to write about.


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