The dilemma with ‘us’ is our egoes that get into the way.
With ego involvement we can be excellent, without ego involvement we can be godlike geniuses.
Judgement does not further our cause.
Our we have tiny fraction of universes uniqueness inside us, and to live that true would be the purpose of life. Now, I would like to give advice i.e. to actualize that requires skillful action without an attachment to the results or trappings of identity.
Or perhaps that you could practice this or that meditation.
However, life is not that simple: each of our life is a puzzle, a game of a different kind to unlock our godlike nature. Therefore what works for one, may not work for another.
Buddha was careful with the words. Words or thoughts can guide or misguide us.
I realized, that my mission on is not to tell what I know, or communicate what I have learned. My mission is to wake up people to think for themselves. With this autonomy people can start solving their own puzzles of life and unleash the god within for themselves.