Shailene Woodley Reveals the Perks of Weight Loss with InStyle June 2014

Posted Saturday May 10, 2014 1:58 PM GMT

She shed pounds for her role in “The Fault in Our Stars” and Shailene Woodley is chatting all about the benefits in the June 2014 issue of InStyle magazine.

After rocking a beautiful gown for the Giampaolo Sgura-shot cover, the 22-year-old actress opened up about her newfound freedom in the chest department and what is was like growing up with scoliosis.

Check out highlights from Shailene’s interview below and for more, head over to InStyle!

On her weight loss:
"I look at pictures of me with long hair and I think, 'Who is that person?' Even my voice and the way I hold myself has changed. I'm in a place where I feel healthier than I've ever been, and my body is exactly where it wants to be. I feel like I'm a woman. My boobs shrank. No one tells you that when you lose weight. No bra, no problem!"

On her scoliosis:
“My friends and I named my brace Casey. I took it off to eat, to go on dates, and to shower. It was uncomfortable, but I thought, 'I can complain, or I can embrace it, literally, and move on.'"

On her role in “The Fault in Our Stars”:
"It changed my whole life and put things in perspective. I realized I was good at being outwardly positive because that's how I am by nature. But internally? I was so mean to myself. Realizing I needed to make a shift was a big moment for me. 'F**k you, insecurity. F**k you, lack of confidence!' When I finally realized I have to live life for myself and not for anyone else is when I started being more generous and kind and grateful, I was able to give back more."

Photo Credit: Giampaolo Sgura for InStyle

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