Mana is representative of the strength of your connection to the lifewell. How in tune with its properties and how easily you can access it.
0: Completely devoid of any connection with the life well.
1: A very faint connection to the life well. Non-magical creatures and people probably feel at least this faint connection.
2: The average elf's connection to the life well. You know of its existence and can likely even manipulate it a bit.
3: A very firm connection to the life well, able to call on it whenever you need.
4: They see and know where their power comes from. It moves with them and at their will.
5: Uninterrupted connection with the life well, balanced and connected at all time.
6: A God-like command of the life well.