In addition to discussing herbalism and sustainability, though, she also talks about life in Hollywood. How has Woodley remained true to herself since Divergent hit theaters? "I'm so, so fortunate to be part of the family I was born into," she explains. "I have two superhumans as parents and an amazing support system in my brother and best friends." Plus, she says, "I know that it's all fleeting, especially in this industry, so why would I sacrifice my integrity for something that could go away tomorrow?"
Woodley's positive attitude is infectious, which the Spectacular Now star attributes to ignoring gossip and focusing on what truly matters. "I just do me!" she tells the magazine. "Someone once told me that it's none of my business what anyone else thinks of me. That was an epiphany. The thing about this industry that ungrounds people so often is fear. It's the fear of not being accepted, not being enough, being compared, not being this or that...It's just clutter! It just doesn't need to be there."
Whether she's on a movie set or foraging for berries, Woodley feels at home.
"I find myself living in two worlds sometimes—being this person who can walk a red carpet in a huge, fancy-ass ball gown, high heels and mountains of makeup, but also being the girl at a hippie festival in the middle of the forest with war paint on my face, dancing around with hair armpits. I exist so well in both, and I used to feel like I had to choose one or the other," says Woodley, who couch surfed after filming Divergent. "I struggled with that up until doing The Fault in Our Stars. I have one life to live, and it could end any minute, so I'm going to appreciate every single moment. I'm going to own my day before my day owns me. Show up the way you expect others and the world to show up for you, and that's all there is to it. Life is too fleeting, too unpredictable and too unfair to focus on anything else."