gaze at (one's) navel

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gaze at (one's) navel

To be excessively focused on or preoccupied with one's personal problems or concerns. Good luck getting John's attention—he's too busy gazing at his navel to help anybody else.
See also: gaze, navel
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She glides through the world, "gazing at navels (generally shrouded) other than my own."