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Shailene Woodley Opens Up About Getting Her Confidence Back and Her 'No Bra, No Problem' Mantra

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Courtesy InStyle

By now you know Shailene Woodley is very candid when it comes to sharing her healthy — and very hippie-inspired — outlook on life. But the actress wasn’t always so comfortable with herself.

“I realize I was good at being outwardly positive because that’s how I am by nature,” she tells the June issue of InStyle. “But internally? I was so mean to myself. Realizing I need to make a shift was a big moment for me. F–k you, insecurity. F–k you, lack of confidence!”

The star, 22, is having a crazy busy year, jumping from the Divergent promo tour straight into The Fault in Our Stars release. And she’s been doing so in a number of head-turning gowns, or on some occasions, just a pair of denim cutoffs and some flip-flops.

“I’m in a place where I feel healthier than I’ve ever been, and my body is exactly where it wants to be,” she shares. “I feel like I’m a woman. My boobs shrank. No one tells you that when you lose weight. No bra, no problem.”

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And Woodley has learned early on not to care about outside opinions. “I’m done living for other people. I’m done being a people pleaser. I’m done thinking about what people think about me.”

That’s why she makes sure to keep those who share a similar outlook close to her. “People say my generation is irresponsible. I think we’re on top of things actually. Maybe I feel this way because I surround myself with like-minded people. Doing the right thing always makes you feel good. And it’s contagious.”

for more of Woodley’s interview (like her off-screen kiss with Divergent co-star Theo James!), and tell us: What do you think of her confidence? How about her no bra style mantra? Sound off below!

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–Brittany Talarico