What does spread oneself too thin mean?

What is the definition of spread oneself too thin?

"spread oneself too thin" means:

(verb) to be involved in too many different activities

Example Sentences:

Your son is not doing well in school, because he has spread himself too thin. He has too many hobbies!

Melyssa works two jobs, goes to school full-time and volunteers to help the homeless. She is really spreading herself too thin.

I was spreading myself too thin by playing basketball, football and baseball while trying to work on a Masters degree.

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