Yes. I had a medium reading done for my birthday. It was bought for me in May but she was booked out until September. At the time, in 2007, I was in college for the reading (which was over the phone). I said hello to her and she said it back to me. I didn’t tell her anything else, I waited.
She proceeded to tell me how intuitive I am, how I am a medium, a psychic, etc. and how well “tuned in” I am. She told me I needed to start reading people, to go to a bookstore and get a deck of cards, learn how to use them, and then read others.
So, I did. It was impressive to me because I have always been intuitive and sensitive but it wasn’t widely recognized until she validated it for me.
Needless to say, I listened. I went to Borders, got a deck of cards, read the guidebook and then start reading myself. After a month of reading myself I started offering readings to the others in the dorms (with my RA’s permission). Then I started reading people online through eBay and my website. It has been almost 11 years since I started in October 2007. I now solely read people through email.