Note that if someone is low on akrasia or depressed, raising their aspirations can be net-negative.
For instance, the EA community seems to have a recurring problem of some people burning out after learning about it. That said, I don’t know if there are any surveys on this problem; I’m mostly basing this impression on there being several high-karma EA forum posts on this topic, e.g. this or this.
It is definitely important to have sense of who you’re talking to and what they need (law of equal and opposite advice). For what it’s worth, 5-10 and 13 are aimed to be disproportionately helpful for people who have trouble doing things (depending on the reason).