Good communication skills can help you in both your personal and professional life. While verbal and written communication skills are important, research has shown that nonverbal behaviors make up a large percentage of our daily interpersonal communication.

How can you improve your nonverbal communication skills? Look at the following top 10 tips for nonverbal communication from Kendra Van Wagner in the Psychology site of About.com.

The tips are simple, yet effective and can be put into use almost immediately by anyone who wishes to improve their interpersonal relations by having better non-verbal communication.