Historically, February 8th is regarded as an important juncture that marks the time to start anew. Traditionally it referred to starting to work on the spring crops, or starting to “work” on something again after the new year holidays and winter “hibernation”. On this day, called “Kotoyouka”, people wished for good health and abundant crops….
NOURISH (UK: /ˈnʌr.ɪʃ/ US: /ˈnɝː.ɪʃ/) 1. to sustain with food or nutriment; supply with what is necessary for life, health, and growth. 2. to cherish; keep alive 3. to strengthen or promote; foster.